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Italian Musical Terms - Piano - About.com
The Italian musical phrase "a tempo di menuetto" affects rhythm and tempo. The actual Italian term for minuet is "minuetto," but German composers likely ...
Tempo - Italian Musical Terms - Meaning of Tempo
... a musician. Learn the meaning of tempo, and see how it's marked in piano sheet music. ... Tempo terms (often in Italian): Adagio is around 76 BPM. The plural ...
Rubato - Italian Musical Terms - Piano - About.com
The Italian musical command rubato, which literally means “robbed,” indicates that the performer may take liberties with the articulation, dynamics, or overall ...
Italian Musical Terms - Meaning of Diminuendo (dim.) - Piano
The Italian musical term diminuendo (abbreviated dim.) literally means “ diminishing,” and is an indication to gradually decrease the volume of the music.
Italian Musical Terms: Allegro - Piano - About.com
The Italian musical term allegro is an indication to play in a quick, lively tempo. ... Allegro is frequently paired with other musical commands in the titles of musical ...
Maestoso - Italian Musical Terms - Piano - About.com
Definition: The Italian musical term maestoso is an indication to play “majestically ”; to perform with grand, dignified expression. Also Known As: majestueux ...
Legato - Italian Musical Terms - Piano - About.com
A legato creates a smooth, slurred effect on notes, leaving no audible spaces between them. The symbol for legato is a curved line written above or below a ...
Meaning of Italian Musical Term Mezzo Piano
The Italian musical phrase mezzo piano is abbreviated as mp. Learn the pronunciation and alternate spellings of the term.
Italian Musical Terms - Definition & BPM of Moderato
The Italian musical command. ... When used alongside other types of musical terms, such as mood commands, moderato will indicate the BPM on its own:
Music Glossary for Piano and Keyboard - About.com
Some musical terms appear often in piano music, while others are meant for other instruments. Learn the Italian musical terms most commonly seen in piano ...
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