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Flashcards in performance directions grade 2 Deck (26):
1

con

with

2

col, coll', colla, colle

with, with the

3

dolce

sweet, soft, (dolcissimo, dolciss.: as sweetly as possible

4

e, ed

and

5

espressivo, espress, espr, expressif

expressive

6

giocoso

playful, merry

7

grave

very slow, solemn

8

grazioso

graceful

9

larghetto

rather slow (but not as slow as largo)

10

largo

slow, stately

11

ma

but (eg. allegro ma non troppo: quick but not too quick)

12

maestoso

majestic

13

meno

less

14

molto

very much

15

mosso, moto

movement (meno mosso: slower: con mot: with movement)

16

non

not

17

piu

more

18

presto

fast, a tempo faster than allegro (prestissimo: very fast)

19

senza

without (eg. senza rigore: freely, lit. 'without strictness)

20

fp (=fortepiano)

loud, then immediately soft

21

sf, sfz (= sforzando or sforzato

forced, accented

22

simile (or sim.)

in the same way

23

sostenuto

sustained

24

tenuto, ten.

held

25

troppo

too much (non troppo: not too much)

26

vivace, vivo, vivement

lively, quick