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Accelerando, accel.

becoming quicker

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Accent

A stressed note

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ad libitum, ad lib.

at the liberty of the performer

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adagio

slow

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agitato

agitated

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alla, all’

In the manner of

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allegretto

fairly fast (a little slower than allegro)

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allegro

Fast

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andante

Moderately slow; at a walking pace

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andantino

A little faster than andante

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animato

Lively, animated

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a tempo

Return to the original tempo

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ben, bene

Well (for example, ben marcato: well marked)

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cantabile

In a singing style

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col, coll’, colla, colle

With (for example, coll’ottava: with an added octave)

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con

With

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con brio

With vigor, spirit

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con espressione

With expression

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con fuoco

With fire

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con grazia

With grace

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con moto

With motion

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crescendo, cresc.

Becoming louder

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da capo, D.C.

From the beginning

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dal segno, D.S.

From the sign

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D.C. al Fine

Repeat from the beginning and end at Fine

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decrescendo, decresc.

Becoming softer

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diminuendo, dim.

Becoming softer

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dolce

Sweet, gentle

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dolente

Sad

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e, ed

And