Share this page...

You need to know all the terms and symbols from grades 1, 2 and 4, plus these new ones:

Italian TermsFrench Terms
affettuoso – tenderly
alla breve – two minims (half notes) per bar
amabile – pleasant
appassionato – passionately
assai – very
come prima – as before
tempo comodo – at a comfortable speed
con brio – with vigour
deciso – decisively
larghetto – less slow than largo
mesto – sadly
misterioso – mysterious
ritmico – rhythmically
rubato, temp rubato – “robbed time” (flexible pulse)
stringendo – gradually getting faster  
animé – animated, lively
douce – sweet
lent – slow
modéré – at a moderate speed
retenu – held back,
vite – quick  

Musical Terms Quiz

This quiz includes a few terms from the earlier grades too! Refresh the page to generate a new quiz!

0

Musical Terms Quiz ABRSM Grade 4

1 / 12

What does come prima mean?

2 / 12

What does deciso mean?

3 / 12

What does subito mean?

4 / 12

What does troppo mean?

5 / 12

What does assai mean?

6 / 12

Which of these means "fairly quick"?

7 / 12

What does tempo comodo mean?

8 / 12

What does douce mean?

9 / 12

What does mesto mean?

10 / 12

What does andantino mean?

11 / 12

What does col mean?

12 / 12

What does retenu mean?