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decrescendo

Gradually getting softer

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Diminuendo

Gradually getting softer

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cresc.

Gradually getting louder

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dim.

Gradually getting softer

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f

Loud

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forte

Loud

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ff

Very loud

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Fortissimo

Very loud

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fp

fortepiano - Loud, then soft

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fortepiano

Loud, then soft

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fz

Forced, accented

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forzando

Forced, accented

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mf

Mezzo forte .. Moderately loud

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Mezzo forte

Moderately loud

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Mezzo piano

Moderately soft

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mp

Moderately soft

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piano

Soft

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music symbol :

fermata - pause on the note

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pp

Pianissimo .... Very soft

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sf

Sforzando. ... Forced, accented

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sfz

Sforzato .... Forced, accented

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music note : 

80 crotchet beats in a minute

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alla

In the style of

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assai

Very

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Con

With

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music symbol :

 

decrescendo - gradually getting softer

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mezzo

Half

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molto

Very, much

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pianissimo

Very soft

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What is a triplet?

A triplet is a group of 3 notes played in the time of 2.

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What can form a triplet?

Rests and notes with different values

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poco

A little

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troppo

Too much

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Crescendo

Getting louder

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D.S.

dal segno -  reapeat from the sign

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music symbol meaning

accent the note

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music symbol meaning

staccato, detached note

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music symbol

crescendo - gradually getting louder

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music notation :

tie - play only the first note and hold for the value of both notes.

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D.C.

da capo - repeat from the beginning

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music notation :

slur - play the notes smoothly

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music notation :

repeat marks

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What is a dotted note ?

the dot maes the note longer by half its value

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explain the symbol :

play an octave higher

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explain the symbol :

octave

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explain the symbol :

play an octave lower

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explain the symbol :

give the note a slight pressure

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explain the symbol :

super-staccato

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explain the symbol :

semi-staccato

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explain the symbol :

accent the note strongly

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explain the term :    senza

without

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explain the term :  piu

more

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explain the term : non

not

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explain the term :  meno

less

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explain the term :  ma

but

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explain the term : e, ed

and

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explain the term :con, col

with