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Flashcards in performance directions (french) grade 1-5 part 2 Deck (21):
1

martele (F), martellato (I)

strongly accented (lit. hammered), generally used in string music to denote a particular type of bowing, but can also be applied to music for piano or orther instruments

2

moderato (I), modere (F)

at a moderate speed

3

moins

less

4

mouvement, mouvt

movement, motion (au mouvement; in time; permier (1er) mouvement: original tempo

5

pedale (I), pedale (F)

pedal

6

peu

little (peu a peu: little by little, gradually)

7

plus

more

8

presser, pressez

hurry

9

ralentir

slacken, slow down

10

retenu

held back, ie. a little slower

11

sans

without

12

sautille

springing, a lightly bouncing bow technique on string instruments

13

sec (IF), secco (I)

crisp (lit. dry), suppress the sound as quickly as possible - do not allow it to continue to reverberate

14

seul

alone

15

serrer, serrez

hurry, quicken, equivalent to stringendo

16

sourdine

mute

17

sous

under

18

tres

very

19

un (F), una, uno (I)

one (una corda: one string, a direction for pianists to press the left pedal

20

vif

lively

21

vite

quick