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1
Q

Fortissimo (ff)

A

Very loud

2
Q

Pianissimo (pp)

A

Very soft

3
Q

Piano (p)

A

Soft

4
Q

Mezzo piano (mp)

A

Moderately soft

5
Q

Mezzo forte (mf)

A

Moderately loud

6
Q

Forte

A

Loud

7
Q

Crescendo <

A

Gradually become louder

8
Q

Decrescendo >

A

Gradually become softer

9
Q

Sforzando/Sforzato (sfz/sf)

A

Sudden accent on a single note or chord

10
Q

Sforzando piano (sfp)

A

Sudden accent followed immediately by soft

11
Q

Fortepiano (fp)

A

Loud follow by immediately soft