larghetto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian diminutive of largo

Adjective[edit]

larghetto (not comparable)

  1. (music) Slower than adagio but not as slow as largo; nearly andantino.
    Play larghetto here, even though it’s marked largo.

Noun[edit]

larghetto (uncountable)

  1. The larghetto tempo.
    Which tempo do you want, largo or larghetto?
  2. A composition or movement to be played larghetto.
    The larghetto from this suite is one of the composer’s most evocative works.