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Andante   /ɑndˈɑnteɪ/   Listen
Andante

noun
1.
A moderately slow tempo (a walking pace).
2.
A musical composition or musical passage to be performed moderately slow.






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"Andante" Quotes from Famous Books



... woodland musicale given by the Dryads, say, to their friends, the squirrels and moles and wild-cats, and other denizens of the forest, Apollo will suffice. The musical taste of a kangaroo might find the strumming of his lyre by Apollo to its liking, but for cultivated people who know a crescendo andante-arpeggio from the staccato tones of a penny ...
— Olympian Nights • John Kendrick Bangs

... Virginia—only one great humorist with the pencil. This true history has not yet been submitted to him. Yet we doubt whether ever the fine pencil of Monsignor Andante Strozzi could transfer to canvas, or the engraver's block, the figures of the ...
— The Last of the Foresters • John Esten Cooke



Words linked to "Andante" :   composition, piece of music, slow, musical composition, music, passage, tempo, piece, musical passage, opus, pacing



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