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al·le·gro

 (ə-lĕg′rō, ə-lā′grō) Music
adv. & adj. Abbr. allo
In a quick, lively tempo, usually considered to be faster than allegretto but slower than presto. Used chiefly as a direction.
n. pl. al·le·gros
1. An allegro passage or movement.
2. A succession of fast jumps performed as an exercise in ballet.

[Italian, from Latin alacer, lively.]

allegro

(əˈleɪɡrəʊ; -ˈlɛɡ-) music
adj, adv
(Classical Music) (to be performed) quickly, in a brisk lively manner
n, pl -gros
(Classical Music) a piece or passage to be performed in this manner
[C17: from Italian: cheerful, from Latin alacer brisk, lively]

al•le•gro

(əˈleɪ groʊ, əˈlɛg roʊ)

adj., adv., n., pl. -gros. Music. adj., adv.
1. brisk or rapid in tempo.
n.
2. an allegro movement.
[1625–35; < Italian < Latin alacer brisk. compare alacrity]

allegro

fast pac
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.allegro - a brisk and lively tempoallegro - a brisk and lively tempo    
pacing, tempo - (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
allegro con spirito - lively with spirit
2.allegro - a musical composition or musical passage to be performed quickly in a brisk lively mannerallegro - a musical composition or musical passage to be performed quickly in a brisk lively manner
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
musical passage, passage - a short section of a musical composition
Adj.1.allegro - (of tempo) fastallegro - (of tempo) fast      
fast - at a rapid tempo; "the band played a fast fox trot"
Adv.1.allegro - in a quick and lively tempoallegro - in a quick and lively tempo; "play this section allegro"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Translations

allegro

[əˈlegrəʊ] Nalegro m

allegro

[əˈlɛgrəʊ]
n (= piece of music) → allegro m
adv (musical indication)allegro

allegro

adj advallegro
nAllegro nt
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