Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

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Adagio

At first translated as “comfortable, at one's ease, without hurrying,” adagio has come to be accepted as the slowest tempo. Adagio is also used as a noun to designate a slow movement or work.

Category: Faster, slower, louder, softer




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Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Adagio

At first translated as “comfortable, at one's ease, without hurrying,” adagio has come to be accepted as the slowest tempo. Adagio is also used as a noun to designate a slow movement or work.

Category: Faster, slower, louder, softer




Pronunciation:

Example:

 

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