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The A to Z of Foreign Musical TermsBy Christine AmmerPublished by E.C. Schirmer
This book contains the English equivalents of 3,000 foreign expression marks and directions, drawn from more than 30,000 French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese and Spanish scores.
Contents:Dictionary of Foreign Musical TermsGuide to Italian PronunciationGuide to German PronunciationGuide to French PronunciationNotes, Rests, Clefs, and AccidentalsKey Signatures and IntervalsOrnaments and Signs
Students, singers, instrumentalists, conductors, and composers - from beginners to the most advanced professionals - this book provides quick answers to questions like: What does anmutig bewegt mean? How do I play con concitazione? What is juego de timbres? Waht is au mouvement? You will also find definitions of basic terms like andante, maestoso, and allegro ma non troppo.