Musical Direction with gradually decreasing speed and volume; fading away
Origin of calandoItalian ; from gerund, gerundive of calare, to decrease ; from Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek chalan, to slacken
With a gradual decrease in volume and often tempo. Used chiefly as a direction.
Origin of calandoItalian, present participle of calare, to slacken, from Latin calāre, from Greek khalān.