con dolcezza


The Italian musical command con dolcezza (“with sweetness”) is an indication to play lightly in a slow, gentle tempo.

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Pronunciation: cohn  dohl-tchay'-zah

Beginner Piano Lessons
• Comparing Major & Minor
• Understand the Key Signature
• Types of Barlines
• BPM & Tempo Commands

Piano Chords
• Chord Types & Symbols
• Piano Chord Fingering
• Diminished Chords & Dissonance
• Left Hand Piano Fingering
• Easy Bass Piano Chords

Related Glossaries
■ Italian Music Commands
■ Essential Piano Music Glossary
■ German Musical Terms

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