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Glossary of Music Terms 2

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modo ordinario
in the usual manner
legerement
lightly
a due
both performers
grave
slowly, solemn
ancora
again
muta, mutando
change, usually to indicate change in tuning or from one instrument to another
lebhaft
lively
moto
motion
modo
style
accelerando
Increase tempo
moderato
moderately
largo
very slowly
modere
moderate tempo
largamente
broadly
arret
stop
adagio
slowly
langsam
slowly
a tempo
resume the original tempo
andante
moderately slow
mosso
movement, agitated
MM
Maelzel metronome, num of beats per minute
agitato
excited, agitated
allmahlich
gradually
affrettando
quicken tempo
laissez vibrer (LV)
let vibrate, do not dampen
allegro
quick, rapid tempo
animando
with growing animation
morendo
dying away
breit
broadly
mezzo
half
massig
moderate
glissando
slide
arpeggiando
roll the chord harp style
allegretto
moderately fast
allargando
becoming broader, slowing
blech
brass instruments
attacca
begin the next section without pausing
bewegt
agitated
bouche
muted french horn, using hand, indicated by a plus
giusto
moderately
con
with
coro
chorus
dopplo movimento
double tempo
da capo
return to the beginning
gestopft
muted French horn, using hand
erste
first
Flatterzunge
flutter tongue
colla parte
in unison with another part
Immer
always
meno
less
l'istesso tempo
the same tempo
marcato
marked, with emphasis
fiero
fiercely
molto
much, very
lent
slowly
en dehors
in front of, with emphasis, to be clearly heard through the ensemble
come prima
like the first time
dampfer
mute
chiuso
muted french horn, using hand
Holz
woodwinds

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