(rfz) rinforzando

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Definition of Rinforzando:

The Italian musical command rinforzando (abbreviated rfz) is an indication to play with gradual emphasis or broad accentuation until otherwise noted; lit. “reinforcing.” Similar to a light, progressive accentato.
Not to be confused with (sfz) sforzando.

Also Known As:

  • en renforçant (Fr)
  • stärker werdend; mit anschwellender Betonung (Ger)

Pronunciation: rin'-fort-ZAHN-doh

Common Misspellings: renforzando