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rf or rfz

rinforzando - heavily stressed/accented

2

fz

forzando - with force

3

sf or sfz

sforzando - loudly accented

4

D.C.

da capo - go back to the beginning

5

D.S.

dal segno - go back to the sign S (with dots and slash

6

pizz.

pizzicato - pluck (for string players)

7

rall.

rallentando - becoming gradually slower

8

rit.

ritardando - becoming gradually slower

9

dim.

diminuendo - becoming gradually quieter

10

ten

tenuto - hold the note