RCM Advanced Rudiment Terms (Grade 2)

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This is the set of terms you need to know for the Grade 2 RCM Rudiment Exam. There are 6 French Words, 6 German Words, 40 Italian Words, and 5 Chord Names.


 
  
Created Aug 8, 2012
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1
Cedez
 
Yield, hold the tempo back
2
Leger
 
Light, Lightly
3
Lentement
 
Slowly
4
Modere
 
At a moderate tempo
5
Mouvement
 
Tempo; Motion
6
Vite
 
Fast
7
Bewegt
 
Agitated, Excited
8
Langsam
 
Slow; Slowly
9
Massig
 
Moderate; Moderately
10
Mit Ausdruck
 
With Expression
11
Sehr
 
Very
12
Schnell
 
Fast
13
Ad Libitum, Ad Lib.
 
At the liberty of the performer
14
Agitato
 
Agitated
15
Allargando
 
Broadening, Becoming Slower
16
Arco
 
For a Stringed instruments: Resume Bowing after pizzicato passage
17
Attaca
 
Proceed without break
18
Calando
 
Becoming slower and softer
19
Comodo
 
At a comfortable, easy tempo
20
Con Fuoco
 
With fire
21
Con Grazia
 
With Grace
22
Con Sordino
 
With mute
23
Dolente
 
Sad
24
Giocoso
 
Humorous, jocose
25
Grandioso
 
Grand, Grandiose
26
Largamente
 
Broadly
27
Martellato
 
Strongly accented, hammered
28
Mesto
 
Sad, Mournful
29
Morendo
 
Dying, Fading away
30
Pesante
 
Weighty, with emphasis
31
Pizzicato
 
For stringed instruments: pluck the string instead of bowing
32
Primo, prima
 
First, the upper part of a duet
33
Quindicesima alta (15ma)
 
Two Octaves Higher
34
Risoluto
 
Resolute
35
Ritenuto, riten
 
Suddenly Slower, held back
36
Scherzando
 
Playful
37
Secondo, seconda
 
Second; second or lower part of a duet
38
Simplice
 
Simple
39
Sforzando (sF, sFz)
 
A sudden strong accent of a single note or chord
40
Simile
 
Continue in the same manner as has just been indicated
41
Sonore
 
Sonorous
42
Sopra
 
Above
43
Sostenuto
 
Sustained
44
Sotto Voice
 
Soft, subdued, under the breath
45
Stringendo
 
Pressing, becoming faster
46
Subito
 
Suddenly
47
Tacet
 
Be Silent
48
Tutti
 
A passage for the ensemble
49
Vivo
 
Lively
50
Volta
 
Time (i.e. prima volta is first time, seconda volta is second time)
51
Volti Subito, v.s.
 
Turn the Page Quickly
52
L'istesso Tempo
 
The Same Tempo
53
Cluster
 
A chord consisting of at least three adjacent notes of a scale
54
Polychord
 
A Combination of two or more different chords
55
Quartal Chord
 
A Chord built on a series of 4ths
56
Seventh (7th) Chord
 
A chord consisting of a Root, a 3rd, a 5th, and a 7th.
57
Triad
 
A Chord consisting of a Root, a 3rd, and a 5th

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