Larghetto definition

lär-gĕtō
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A larghetto passage or movement.
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Relatively slow(ly), but faster than largo.
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A larghetto movement or passage.
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(music) Slower than adagio but not as slow as largo; nearly andantino.

Play larghetto here, even though it's marked largo.

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The larghetto tempo.

Which tempo do you want, largo or larghetto?

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A composition or movement to be played larghetto.

The larghetto from this suite is one of the composer's most evocative works.

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In a slow tempo, usually slightly faster than largo but slower than adagio. Used chiefly as a direction.
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Origin of larghetto

  • Italian diminutive of largo largo largo

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Italian diminutive of largo

    From Wiktionary