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Flashcards in performance directions (italian grade 5) Deck (21):
1

attacca

go straight on to the next section of music

2

dolente

sad, mournful

3

dolore

grief (doloroso: sorrowful)

4

doppio movimento

twice as fast

5

estinto

as soft as possible, lifeless

6

incalzando

getting quicker

7

lacrimoso

sad

8

loco

at the normal pitch (used to cancel an 8va direction

9

lunga

long (lunga pausa: long pause)

10

lusingando

coaxing, in a sweet and persuasive style

11

misura

measure (alla misura: in strict time; senza misura: in free time)

12

ossia

or, alternatively

13

piacevole

pleasant

14

piangevole

plaintive, in the style of a lament

15

pochettino, poch.

rather little

16

rinforzando, rf, rfz

reinforcing

17

segue

go straight on

18

smorzando, smorz.

dying away in tone and speed

19

teneramente, tenerezza

tenderly, tenderness

20

tosto

swift, rapid (but often used in the same sense as troppo)

21

volante

flying, fast