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Adjective: allegretto  ,a-lu'gre-tow
  1. (of tempo) faster than allegro
Noun: allegretto  ,a-lu'gre-tow
  1. A quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro
     
  2. A musical composition or musical passage to be performed at a somewhat quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro
Adverb: allegretto  ,a-lu'gre-tow
  1. (music) in a moderately quick tempo
    "play this more allegretto"

Derived forms: allegrettos

See also: fast

Type of: composition, musical composition, musical passage, opus, pacing, passage, piece, piece of music, tempo

Encyclopedia: Allegretto