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Flashcards in Italian Terms- Tempo Deck (27):
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Tempo

The speed of the music

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M.M

Maelzel's metronome

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Grave

Solemn

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Lento

Slowly 40-60

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Largo

Broadly 40-60

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Adagio

Slow 66-76

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Andante

At a walking pace 76-108

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Moderato

Moderately 108-120

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Allegretto

A little slower than allegro

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Allegro

Fast and lively 120-168

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Vivace

Vivacious

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Presto

Very fast

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Prestissimo

As fast as possible

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Accelerando accel.

Gradually getting faster

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Rallentando rall.

Gradually getting slower

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Ritardando ritartd.

Gradually getting slower

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Ritenuto rit. riten.

Immediately slower/held back

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Rubato

Rhythmically flexible

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Tempo Rubato

In robbed time

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a Tempo

Return to the original speed

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Tempo Primo

First speed (original speed)

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Stringendo

Hurrying

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Allargando

Broadening

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Mosso

Movement

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Meno mosso

Less movement

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Piu mosso

More movement

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Con moto

With movement