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Allegretto definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ALLEGRET'TO, [from allegro,] denotes, in music, a movement or time quicker than andante, but not so quick as allegro.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (of tempo) faster than allegro n
1: a quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro
2: a musical composition or musical passage to be performed at a somewhat quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro adv
1: in a moderately quick tempo; "play this more allegretto"

Merriam Webster's

I. adverb or adjective Etymology: Italian, diminutive of allegro Date: circa 1740 faster than andante but not so fast as allegro used as a direction in music II. noun (plural -tos) Date: circa 1846 a musical composition or movement in allegretto tempo

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv., adj., & n. Mus. --adv. & adj. in a fairly brisk tempo. --n. (pl. -os) an allegretto passage or movement. Etymology: It., dimin. of ALLEGRO

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Allegretto Al`le*gret"to, a. [It., dim. of allegro.] (Mus.) Quicker than andante, but not so quick as allegro. -- n. A movement in this time.



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