larghetto - not as slow as
Leading tone - The seventh degree of the major scale, so called
because of its strong tendency to resolve upward to the tonic.
Ledger Lines - Lines written above or below the staff to help indicate the correct pitches for notes written outside of it.
legatissimo - exceedingly smooth
legato - smoothly
Leggiero - Light, graceful.
lentando - with increased slowness
lento - slow
loco - place, return to the written register after playing an octave higher through using 8va
A cradle song.
Glenn Bonney's Music School © 2000