(music) Fading away in tone or tempo.
(music) A mark that indicates that a note is to be played with a strong initial attack.
Dying; a gradual decrescendo at the end of a strain or cadence.
(music) A passage having this mark.
(music) Played in this style.
(music) Describing a passage having this mark.
Forcing or forced; - a direction placed over a note, to signify that it must be executed with peculiar emphasis and force; - marked fz (an abbreviation of forzando), sf, sfz, or .
an accented chord
(music) a notation written above a note and indicating that it is to be played with a strong initial attack