Mammoth Memory

Pianissimo (PP.) – Very quiet

(Pronounced pee-uh-niss-im-oh)

Note: abbreviated often to PP. (double quiet i.e. very quiet).

Will she pee on this sumo (pianissimo)? The baby is very quiet, but she is full of surprises! 

Will she pee on this sumo (pianissimo)? The baby is very quiet, but she is full of surprises! 

 

Examples of pianissimo in a sentence

She played her harp in pianissimo style, so quietly it could barely be heard, but the quietness added to the mysterious quality of the piece.

The punk band had never heard of pianissimo - every performance for them was loud and raucous.

The players started off loudly, but ended in a much quieter, pianissimo mode.

 

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