How well do you know these Italian musical terms?

16 October 2015, 16:28

We’ve put together a fiendish quiz for musicians everywhere - all you have to do is tell us what these Italian musical directions mean.

Does Allegro mean you should play it fast, or is it a brass playing technique? Important issues like this one are addressed in this tricky little quiz, which will test your prowess with Italian musical terms.

Music geeks unite: answer these 15 questions and put your musical (and Italian) knowledge to the test.

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