calando definition

  • adverb:
    • songs With a gradual decrease in volume and often tempo. Utilized mainly as a direction.
    • Music With a gradual reduction in volume and often tempo. Utilized mainly as a direction.
  • adjective:
    • slowly decreasing in rapidity and loudness.
    • gradually reducing in tempo and amount
    • Gradually diminishing in rapidity and loudness.
    • gradually lowering in tempo and amount
  • noun:
    • In songs, a direction to slacken the time and reduce the amount of tone gradually.
    • In songs, a direction to slacken the full time and decrease the level of tone slowly.

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