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measure 1: Maestoso: an Italian musical term. It means to play the music in a stately, dignified, proud and majestic fashion.
measures 9,13,21: cresc. - abbreviation for crescendo means to gradually get louder.
measure 11: dim. - abbreviation for diminuendo means to gradually get softer
measure 26: rit. - abbreviation for ritardando means to gradually get slower