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e, ed

and

2

espressivo, espress.

expressive with expression

3

fine

the end

4

forte, f

loud

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fortepiano, fp

loud, then suddenly soft

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fortissimo, ff

very loud

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giocoso

humorous, jocose

8

grandioso

graceful

9

grave

slow and solemn

10

grazioso

graceful

11

langsam

slow, slowly

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largamente

broadly

13

larghetto

fairly slow, but not as slow as largo

14

largo

very slow

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legato

smooth

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leger

light, lightly

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leggiero

light, nimble, quick

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lentement

slowly

19

lento

slow

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l'istesso tempo

the same tempo

21

loco

return to the normal register

22

ma

but (for example, ma non troppo: but not too much)

23

maestoso

majestic

24

mano destra, m.d.

right hand

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mano sinistra, m.s.

left hand

26

marcato

marked or stressed

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martellato

strongly accented, hammered

28

massig

moderate, moderately

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meno

less

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meno mosso

less movement, slower