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andantino

Syllabification: an·dan·ti·no
Pronunciation: /ˌändänˈtēnō
 
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Music

Definition of andantino in English:

adjective& adverb

(Especially as a direction) more lighthearted than andante, and in most cases quicker.
Example sentences
  • Prelude #7, andantino, in E Major, for example, is only sixteen measures long.

noun (plural andantinos)

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A movement or composition marked to be played andantino.
Example sentences
  • A gentle and lyrical andantino in triple time with a lilting rhythm and an emotional central section ended intimately, in stillness.
  • Perlman fairly sailed through these andantinos and caprices, using each one to showcase yet another aspect of his extraordinary mastery of the instrument.

Origin

Italian, diminutive of andante.

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