Musical Terms: More on Tempo
Below are a few more musical terms that describe different tempi and their modification.
- andante: moderately slow, walking pace
- andantino: a little faster than andante
- adagio: a slow tempo, slower than andante
- Tempo primo (Tempo 1): return to the original tempo
- tempo: the speed at which a piece is performed
- rallentando, rall.: gradually slowing down
- ritardando, rit.: gradually slowing down
Don't forget to try the short matching-quiz for these terms.
Last modified: Saturday, 23 August 2014, 9:38 AM