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Meaning of LARGO

Pronunciation:  'lârgow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (music) a musical composition or passage that is to be performed in a slow and broad manner
  2. [adv]  (music) slowly and broadly
  3. [adj]  very slow in tempo and broad in manner
 

LARGO is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: slow
 
 See Also: composition, musical composition, musical passage, opus, passage, piece, piece of music

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lar"go\, a. & adv. [It., large, L. largus, See {Large}.]
(Mus.)
Slow or slowly; -- more so than adagio; next in slowness to
grave, which is also weighty and solemn. -- n. A movement or
piece in largo time.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a poco, adagietto, adagio, allargando, allegretto, allegro, andante, andante tempo, andantino, beat, calando, compound time, crescendo, decrescendo, diminuendo, duple time, forte, fortissimo, larghetto, larghissimo, legato, lento, marcando, march tempo, mixed times, pianissimo, piano, pizzicato, prestissimo, presto, rag, ragtime, rallentando, ritardando, ritenuto, rubato, scherzando, scherzo, sextuple time, simple time, spiccato, staccato, stretto, syncopation, syncope, tempo, tempo rubato, three-quarter time, time, time pattern, timing, triple time, triplet, two-four time, waltz time
 

 

 

 

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