8.2 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

 

fz fz Ch.8.2 Dynamic signs and markings | Musictheory.education forzato, forzando sudden strong accent.
sfp sfp Ch.8.2 Dynamic signs and markings | Musictheory.education sforzato-piano strong accent followed immediately by piano.