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18. Italian Terms Exercises

italian terms exercises

Grade 1. exercise 18 Italian Terms

 

italian terms exercises

 

How well do you know the Italian terms?

Lets try a test, give yourself 2 points for each answer you give correct...

 

Andante ............................................................................................ at a walking pace

 

Allegretto............................................................................................ fairly quick

 

Adagio ............................................................................................... slowly

 

Andantino ............................................................................................ A little faster or slower than Andante

 

Accelerando ........................................................................................ gradually getting faster

 

Points out of 10..................................

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Test number 2. again 2 points for each correct answer

 

Cantablie .............................................................................................. In a singing style

 

Crescendo ............................................................................................ gradually getting louder

 

Diminuendo .......................................................................................... gradually getting quieter

 

Fortissimo ............................................................................................. very loud

 

Legato ....................................................................................................smoothly

 

Points out of 10..................

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Test number 3 again 2 points for each correct answer

 

Rallentando ........................................................................................... gradually getting slower

 

Ritenuto ................................................................................................. held back

 

Staccato ................................................................................................ short and detached

 

Tempo ................................................................................................... speed, time

 

A tempo .................................................................................................. return to original speed

 

Point out of 10......................

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Test number 4. again 2 points for each correct answer

 

Da capo .................................................................................................. from the beginning

 

Mezzo forte ............................................................................................. moderately loud

 

Moderato ................................................................................................ moderately

 

Pianissimo .............................................................................................. very quiet

 

Poco ...................................................................................................... a little

 

Points out of 10..................

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Total Points.... 40

My Total score is ......................

 

 

 

 

 

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