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Adagio   Listen
Adagio  n.  A piece of music in adagio time; a slow movement; as, an adagio of Haydn.

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"Adagio" Quotes from Famous Books

... sigh as he concluded the paragraph and leaned back in his chair, while in his ears sounded the adagio passage that introduces the first movement of the "New World Symphony." Simultaneously the occupant of the next office slammed down his rolltop desk and began to whistle a lively popular melody. It was "Wildcat Rag," and Milton struck the outspread newspaper with ...
— Elkan Lubliner, American • Montague Glass

Words linked to "Adagio" :   passage, saltation, piece of music, duet, musical composition, pas de deux, dance, opus, dancing, composition, slow, musical passage

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