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Learn, revise or test yourself on music performance terms. Just click on the performance terms below to reveal the meaning of each term. CLICK AGAIN TO CLOSE.
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You can also test yourself on these performance terms in the Theory and Composition section of the ABRSM forum, where you can also ask for help from forum members if you have any queries.
PLEASE NOTE : The information on this page is published in good faith and with the kind permission of the ABRSM, but Polkadot Music cannot be held responsible if any changes are made to the ABRSM syllabus which affect the above information. As advised earlier, anyone taking an ABRSM theory examination should check the current requirements as published in an ABRSM publication - see top of page.
If you are learning the performance terms in preparation for an ABRSM theory examination, you are advised to check the current editions of either of the following publications where you will find additional performance directions as well as explanations and examples of key elements in music theory :