RCM Level 6 Theory - Music Terms and Signs

Helpfulness: 0
Set Details Share
created 4 years ago by the_piano_studio
608 views
Royal Conservatory of Music Level 6 Theory - Music Signs to Memorize
updated 4 years ago by the_piano_studio
show moreless
Page to share:
Embed this setcancel
COPY
code changes based on your size selection
Size:
X
Show:
1

ad libitum, ad. lib

at the liberty of the performer

2

alla, all'

in the manner of

3

animato

lively, animated

4

ben, bene

well (for example, ben marcato: well marked)

5

col, coll', colla, colle

with (for example, coll'ottava: with an added octave)

6

con

with

7

con brio

with vigor, spirit

8

con espressione

with expression

9

con fuoco

with fire

10

con grazia

with grace

11

con moto

with motion

12

e, ed

and

13

fortepiano, fp

loud, then suddenly soft

14

grave

slow and solemn

15

loco

return to the normal register

16

ma

but (for example, ma non troppo: but not too much)

17

meno

less

18

meno mosso

less movement, slower

19

non

not

20

più

more

21

più mosso

more movement (quicker)

22

poco a poco

little by little

23

primo, prima

first; the upper part of a duet

24

quasi

almost, as if

25

secondo, seconda

second; second or lower part of a duet

26

sempre

always, continueously

27

senza

without

28

sforzando, sf, sfz

sudden strong accent of a single note or chord

29

simile

continue in the same manner as has just been indicated

30

subito

suddenly

31

tre corde

three strings; release the left pedal (on the piano)

32

troppo

too much

33

una corda

one string; depress the left pedal (on the piano)