Definition of allegretto in English:
noun (plural allegrettos)Back to top
A movement or piece to be played fairly briskly.
- There are more sensuous pauses and pensive gulfs between his allegrettos and adagios.
- Schiff was not afraid to make a wistful gesture in the adagio with a slight bending back of his head, nor to smile during the most tender phrases of the allegretto.
- The conductor's subtly, phrased, light treatment of the first movement and the long unbroken lyrical line of the Andante quasi allegretto really made the music glow anew!
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