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accelerando
to accelerate
l'istesso
the same
meno
less
mezzo
middle/medium
morendo
to die away
molto
alot
peu
little
piu
more
secco
dry
senza
without
sans
without
stingendo
speed up
subito
suddenly
tacet
silent
affrettando
hurried
langsam
slow
cedez
yield
zuruckhalten
held back
col legno
hit strings with wood of bow
animoso
spirited
assez
rather
bewegt
moving
ripieno
all/tutti
doppio movimento
twice as fast
stretto
quickening tempo/ in fugue-subjects are on top of each other
ruhig
peaceful
lebhaft
lively
smorzando
suddenly dying away
mit
with
tenuto
hold out full note value
parlando
speechlike
attacca
start next mvmt without pause
guisto
just, precise
bouche
stopped (horn term)
come prima
back to previous tempo
glissando
rapid ascending/descending scale
tempo primo
back to the first tempo
ritenuto
more suddenly slow than ritard
allargando
broad, slower
da capo
back to the beginning
sempre
always
presto
fast
vivace
lively
fine
end
poco
little
am Steg
at the bridge of a stringed instrument
an dem Griffbrett
play stringed instrument on the fingerboard
a punto d'arco
with the point of the bow
archet
with the bow
arco
with the bow
Bogen
with the bow
corda
string
detache
each note bowed separately; played broadly
Fr., Frog
to be played near the frog
jete
"thrown" bow (flying staccato)
legno
wood
L.h.
lower half of the bow
M
middle of the bow
pizzicato
pluck string(s) with finger(s)
ponticello
a light tone, sounding upper partials by bowing near the bridge of a stringed instrument
Pt., Point
To be played at the point of the bow
saltando (salt.)
bounce bow off the string, using short, quick bow strokes
scordatura
special tuning of stringed instrument
spicatto (spicc.)
a light, bouncing bow movement.
spitze
point of the bow
sul
on
sulla tastiera
on the fingerboard
sul tasto
on the fingerboard
sur la touche
on the fingerboard
sur le chevalet
bow close to the bridge
sur une corde
play on one string
V
up bow
A Due
a duet
Assai
very
Con Brio
vigor
Calando
die away in volume and sometimes tempo
Col, Coll', Colla, Colle
WITH
Dal Segno
repeat a section marked by DS sign
Divisi
section to divide
Dolce
sweetly
Dolente
sorrowfully
Duramente
harshness
Espressivo
with expression
focoso
fiery
giocoso
merry, lighthearted
gioioso
joyful
lento, lentamente
slow
mosso
motion
ossia
play in a diff way
piacevole
pleasing
piacere
at the players pleasure
ravvivando
quickening