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Musical Symbols - Sheet Music Terms and Musical Symbols - Piano
Some musical commands are abbreviated in sheet music (like 'sfz' and 'fff') -- learn the essential musical symbols and terms written in piano music, with clear ...
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Mano Sinistra (MS) - Italian Musical Terms - Piano - About.com
Definition: M.S., which stands for mano sinistra, indicates that a section of the treble staff is to be played with the left hand instead of the right. M.S. on the bass  ...
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Main Droite (MD) - French Musical Terms - Meaning of Main Droite
Piano Music Glossary: M.D. The french musical phrase and symbol M.D. (main droite) affects how your hands touch the piano keyboard. Learn the meaning and  ...
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Fortepiano (fp) - Italian Musical Terms - About.com
The Italian musical term and symbol. ... Fortepiano is seen as fp in piano music. ... Italian Musical Terms - Music Glossaries - Synonyms for Italian Musical Ter.
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Forte (f) - Italian Musical Terms - Meaning of Forte - Piano - About.com
The Italian musical term. ... Forte is seen as f in piano music. ... Piano · Lessons · Beginner Musical Terms; Forte (f) - Italian Musical Terms - Meaning of Forte.
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Mezzo Forte (Mf) - Italian Musical Terms - Piano - About.com
The Italian musical phrase mezzo forte (abbreviated as.
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Decrescendo - Italian Musical Terms - Meaning of Decrescendo
Definition: The Italian musical command decrescendo (abbreviated decresc.) is an indication to gradually decrease the volume of the music. The musical symbol  ...
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French Musical Terms - Piano - About.com
The French musical phrase "accélérez le mouvement" (often abbreviated "accél." ) affects tempo. Learn the meaning, pronunciation, and multilingual synonyms ...
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Piano (p) - Italian Musical Terms
Definition: Piano, most often seen as p, affects the dynamics (or volume) of a musical composition. Piano is an indication to play softly; louder than pianissimo,  ...
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Crescendo - Italian Musical Terms - Definition - Piano - About.com
The Italian musical term crescendo (abbreviated cresc.) is an indication to gradually increase the volume of a song until otherwise noted.
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