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1

Accelerando

Becoming faster

2

Accelerato

Accelerated

3

Adagietto

A tempo not quite as slow as 'Adagio'

4

Adagio

"At ease." - A slow tempo falling between 'largo' (slower) and 'andante' (faster)

5

adagissimo

Very slow tempo

6

Affrettando

Hurrying

7

Allargando

Growing broader and therefore slower

8

Allegretto

A light, cheerful, fast tempo; a bit slower than 'allegro'

9

Allegro

'cheerful' a lively fast tempo

10

Allegro assai

Very fast

11

Allegro di bravura

fast and bright spirited

12

Allegro di motto

very fast and animated

13

allegro giusto

fast steady and precise

14

Allegro moderato

Moderately fast

15

Allentando

slower

16

Andante

'going' a moderate, graceful tempo, between 'allegretto' and 'adagio'

17

Andantino

Originally a tempo meaning a little slower than 'andante' but now used to indicate a little faster than 'andante'

18

A tempo

Return to original tempo

19

Calando

Diminishing gradually - softer and slower

20

Calcando

Pushing or hurrying the time

21

Cedez

Slow down

22

Celere

Rapid

23

Double time

1. Duple metre
2. Twice as fast as before

24

Grave

Very slow

25

Largamente

Broadly

26

Largando

Slowing down

27

Larghetto

A slow tempo, a little faster than 'largo'

28

Largo

Slow and broad

29

Lebendig

Lively

30

Lebhaft

Lively