allegro

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See also: Allegro, allégro, and allegrò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian allegro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

allegro (plural allegros)

  1. (music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a quick, lively tempo, faster than allegretto but slower than presto
  2. (music) In more traditional use, an expressive marking indicating lively or happily, not necessarily quick or fast.
  3. (music) A passage having this mark

Adverb[edit]

allegro

  1. (music) played in a quick, lively tempo

Adjective[edit]

allegro

  1. (music) describing a passage having this mark

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian allegro

Noun[edit]

allegro m (plural allegros)

  1. allegro

Adverb[edit]

allegro

  1. allegro

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alacer (lively; happy, cheerful).

Adjective[edit]

allegro m (feminine allegra, masculine plural allegri, feminine plural allegre)

  1. cheerful
  2. mirthful

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