Music Terms
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Music Terms

Categories: Music Theory

Music Terms is the perfect way to familiarize yourself with many of the terms you'll come across in your musical travels. Four levels range from the most common Italian terms to more advanced ones, including some in French, German. Go over basic terms that will help you build a solid foundation, to more advanced and less common terms. Some of the terms include symbols to help reinforce your visual association between the term and its corresponding symbol.

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Number of Cards: 8 cards, 12 cards, 18 cards, 24 cards

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Level 1

Terms: a tempo, allegro, andante, crescendo (cresc.), diminuendo (dim.), forte, largo, legato, mezzo forte, mezzo piano, moderato, piano, ritardando (rit), staccato

Level 2

Terms: all terms in Level 1, adagio, lento, allegretto, andantino, cantabile, con pedale, da capo, D.C., dal segno, D.S, D.C. al Fine, dolce, fine, fortissimo, maestoso, mano destra, M.D, mano sinistra, M.S, marcato, marc., ottava, 8va, pedale, ped., pianissimo, prestissimo, presto, rallentando, rall., tempo, Tempo primo (Tempo I), tenuto, fermata

Level 3

Terms: accelerando, accel., alla, all\, animato, assai, ben, bene, brillante, col, coll\, con, con brio, con espressione, con moto, e, ed, espressivo, espress., fortepiano, grave, leggiero, loco, ma, meno mosso, M.M., molto, non, non troppo, più, più mosso, poco, poco a poco, quasi, rubato, sempre, senza, spiritoso, tranquillo, tre corde, troppo, una corda, vivace

Level 4

Terms: cédez, léger, lentement, modéré, mouvement, vite, bewegt, langsam, mässig, mit Ausdruck, sehr, schnell, ad libitum, ad lib, agitato, allargando, allarg., arco, attacca, calando, comodo, con fuoco, con grazia, con sordino, dolente, giocoso, grandioso, largamente, l'istesso tempo, martellato, mesto, morendo, pesante, pizzicato, primo, prima, quindicesima alta (15ma), risoluto, ritenuto, riten., scherzando, secondo, seconda, semplice, sforzando, simile, sonore, sopra, sostenuto, sotto voce, stringendo, subito ,tacet, tutti, vivo, volta, volti subito, v.s.