A directive to perform a specific note or chord of a composition with a specific emphasis. The note or chord would be performed as if it had an accent as shown below and performed at the dynamic level indicated. It is typically shown as the abbreviation, sf or ffz. The term Forzato has the same meaning.


Fffz Fortississimo Dynamic

Ffz Fortissimo Dynamic

Fz Forte Dynamic

See Also

[English] dynamics
[Italian] forzato
[Italian] fz
[Italian] ffz


Last Updated: 2013-04-30 23:34:02