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ral·len·tan·do

 (răl′ən-tăn′dō, räl′lĕn-tän′dō) Music
adv. & adj.
Gradually slackening in tempo; ritardando. Used chiefly as a direction.
n. pl. ral·len·tan·dos
A rallentando passage or movement.

[Italian, present participle of rallentare, to slow down : re-, intensive pref. (from Latin; see re-) + allentare, to slow down (from Late Latin allentāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin lentus, slow).]

rallentando

(ˌrælɛnˈtændəʊ)
adj, adv
(Classical Music) music becoming slower. Abbreviation: rall Also: ritardando or ritenuto
[C19: Italian, from rallentare to slow down]

rallentando

slowing down
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rallentando - gradually decreasing in tempo
decreasing - music
Adv.1.rallentando - slowing down; "this passage should be played rallentando"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
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Quiza por eso, porque es asimilable a la experiencia de lectura que propone, Microcosmicas se estructura en movimientos musicales, Allegro ma non troppo, Andante furioso, Rallentando, Vivace, Fine, en los que la densidad de las palabras se acompasa con cada una de estas variaciones.
A slow rallentando ensues and carries to the end of the song, with the piano's figure from the beginning of the song slowly transformed by the last measure.
Per Tolomei la meditata cautela con cui procedeva nei rapporti con la minoranza tedesca in Alto Adige aveva fatto del suo governo provvisorio un vero disastro, rallentando l'affermazione delle orme di Roma, che avrebbe dovuto essere immediata e profonda.
Ivan Fischer, a pupil of Swarowsky's, noted that: " Toscanini was the first one to keep strictly to the score; he did not tolerate a rallentando or accelerando unless it was prescribed by the composer.
The action on the stage, especially as there were some very youthful performers and amateur groups, was not always of the same duration, so the music required optional repeat bars and sometimes a very attenuated rallentando, while the last few 'opals' and 'magpies' disappeared into the wings.
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Use is made of rubato, rallentando, and triplets to accommodate words, and yet in spite of this great rhythmic complexity the singing is relaxed and lyrical.
La tension va en aumento y el poema se precipita, gobernado por autenticos efectos acellerando y rallentando de Rojas, hasta la primera pausa mayor del verso 8 y, especialmente, la consonancia final, tras una ultima pausa del verso 16 ("mi citara") que hace referencia al comienzo del poema ("Citara mia") y refleja la circularidad del poema.
In measure 32, an accelerando and rallentando are indicated by specific tempo indications with a precise acceleration of rhythms: (34)
Tabela 3--Fonemas musicais ANDAMENTO DIRECTION rallentando : accelerando POSITION sincopa : contratempo ELAN grave : presto DINAMICA DIRECTION decrescendo : crescendo POSITION callando : sforzando ELAN piano : forte