allegretto definition

  • adverb:
    • In a moderately fast tempo, usually considered to be somewhat slower than allegro but faster than andante. Utilized chiefly as a direction.
    • A direction in music notation suggesting the musical piece should always be played rather quick and lively.
    • in a moderately fast tempo
  • noun:
    • An allegretto passage or movement.
    • A movement inside time.
    • A movement such time.
    • a quicker tempo than andante although not as fast as allegro
    • a musical structure or musical passageway to be performed at a somewhat quicker tempo than andante yet not as quickly as allegro
  • adjective:
    • Quicker than andante, yet not so quick as allegro.
    • (of tempo) quicker than allegro
  • others:
    • In music, quicker over time than andante, but not so fast as allegro.

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