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Flashcards in Tempos Deck (16):
1

accelerando, accel.

becoming quicker

2

adagio

slow

3

allegro

fast, lively

4

allegretto

fairly fast (a little slower than allegro)

5

a tempo

return to the original tempo

6

larghetto

fairy slow, but not as slow as largo

7

largo

very slow

8

legato

smooth

9

lento

slow

10

moderato

at a moderate tempo

11

prestissimo

as fast as possible

12

presto

very fast

13

ritardando, rit.

slowing down gradually

14

rallentando, rall.

slowing down

15

rubato

with some freedom of tempo to enhance musical expression, "robbed time"

16

Tempo primo (Tempo I)

return to the original tempo