[fawr-tey-pee-ah-noh; Italian fawr-te-pyah-naw] /ˌfɔr teɪ piˈɑ noʊ; Italian ˌfɔr tɛˈpyɑ nɔ/
adjective, adverb, Music.
loud and immediately soft.
loud and then immediately soft fp
a note played in this way
noun 1. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Erie, at the beginning of the Niagara River, next to Buffalo, N.Y.
[fawrt, fohrt or for 1, fawr-tey] /fɔrt, foʊrt or for 1, ˈfɔr teɪ/ noun 1. a person’s strong suit, or most highly developed characteristic, talent, or skill; something that one excels in: I don’t know what her forte is, but it’s not music. Synonyms: talent, skill, excellence, strength, strong point, specialty, proficiency; knack, bent. 2. […]
noun 1. a military reservation and U.S. Army training center in SE Virginia near the James River, NW of Newport News.
noun 1. a military reservation and U.S. Army training center in N central Georgia, SW of Augusta.