2.4 Dynamic signs and markings

 

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Dynamics are instructions in musical notation to the performer about hearing the loudness of a note or phrase. More generally, dynamics may also include other aspects of the execution of a given piece.

Dynamic signs

 

pianissimo pp Ch.2.4 Dynamic signs and markings | Musictheory.education pianissimo very soft.
fortissimo ff Ch.2.4 Dynamic signs and markings | Musictheory.education fortissimo very loud.
mezzopiano mp Ch.2.4 Dynamic signs and markings | Musictheory.education mezzo piano moderately soft.