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1. Accelerando, accel.
If the pulse of a piece of music is to become gradually quicker the word ACCEL. (short for accelerando) is used. A dotted line shows how long the acceleration is too last, and A tempo, or Tempo 1, meaning 'primo', is written when the pulse returns to its original speed.
2. A poco a poco
Litterally means little by little. This is used for a change of Tempo or volume.
5. L'istesso Tempo
The same Tempo .
the pace of a musical piece
A Waltz is a song written in 3/4 time with a strong Accent on the first Beat. It is most often played at a slow Tempo, usually between 30 to 45 bpm, but dependent upon the region of performance and the origin of the music.