(in a) slow and stately (manner): often used as a musical direction
Origin of largoIt, large, slow from Classical Latin largus, large: see lard
a largo movement or passage
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Origin of Largoafter nearby Lake Largo ( from Spanish largo, long), now drained
In a very slow tempo, usually considered to be slower than adagio, and with great dignity. Used chiefly as a direction.
A largo passage or movement.
Origin of largoItalian from Latin largus generous
- (music) a very slow tempo
- (music) a musical piece or movement in such a tempo
- (music) strong and stately