Music theory terms of tempo

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  • Created on: 04-06-16 14:43
grave
very slow, solemn
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largo
slow, stately
2 of 41
larghetto
rather slow ( not as slow as largo)
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adagio
slow
4 of 41
lento
slow
5 of 41
largamente
broadly
6 of 41
adagietto
rather slow
7 of 41
lent
slow
8 of 41
langsam
slow
9 of 41
andante
a medium speed (walking pace)
10 of 41
andantino
slightly faster than andante ( or slightly slower)
11 of 41
moderto
at a moderate speed
12 of 41
modere
at a moderate speed
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massig
at a moderate speed
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allegretto
fairly quick
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allegro
quick
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vivace; vivo
lively, quick
17 of 41
lebhaft
lively, quick
18 of 41
vif
lively
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vite
quick
20 of 41
presto
fast
21 of 41
schnell
fast
22 of 41
ritmico
rhythmically
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rubato (tempo rubato)
with some freedom of time
24 of 41
tosto
swift;rapid
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veloce
swift
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volante
flying; fast
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accelerando (accel.)
gradually getting quicker
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affretando
hurrying
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en pressant
hurrying
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presser
hurry
31 of 41
animando
becoming more lively
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incalzando
getting quicker
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stringendo
gradually getting faster
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meno mosso
slower
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rallentando (rall.)
gradually getting slower
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ralentir
gradually getting slower
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ritenuto (rit)
held back
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retenu
held back
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en retantant
slowing a little
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cedez
yield; relax the speed
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Card 2

Front

slow, stately

Back

largo

Card 3

Front

rather slow ( not as slow as largo)

Back

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Card 4

Front

slow

Back

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Card 5

Front

slow

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