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For Grade Three Music Theory, you have to know all the foreign musical terms and symbols which are listed for Grades One and Two, plus the new terms listed on this page.

agitatoagitated
andantinofaster or slower than andante (at a walking pace)
animatoanimated, lively
benwell
conwith
energicoenergetic
forzaforce
giocosomerry
leggierolight or nimble
maestosomajestically
marcato, marc.emphatic, accented
pesanteheavy
prestissimoas fast as possible
prima, primofirst
risolutobold, strong
scherzando, scherzosoplayful, joking
semplicesimple, plain
semprealways
sforzando/sforzato (sf, sfz)forced/accented
simile (sim.)in the same way
sostenutosustained
subitosuddenly
tranquillocalm
triste, tristamentesad, sorrowful

Musical Terms Quiz

Test yourself with this ABRSM Grade 3 Musical terms quiz, which includes a few terms from grades 1 and 2 as well.

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Musical Terms Quiz ABRSM Grade 3

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What does grazioso mean?

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What does prestissimo mean?

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Which of these means “getting quicker”?

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What does triste mean?

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What does sempre mean?

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What does agitato mean?

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What does pesante mean?

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What does sforzando mean?

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What does “staccato” mean?

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What does marcato mean?

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What does scherzando mean?

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What does leggiero mean?