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matt harr
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posted: 12/2/2004 at 2:23:07 PM ET
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why are the "commands" eg...cadenza or piano or forte in Italian?

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posted: 12/2/2004 at 4:29:33 PM ET
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I'm guessing, but it may be tradition and Italian has been the language used in music for so long that it has become the universal language which all musicians uderstand.

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