noun(often Largo) (plural largos) Back to top
A passage, movement, or composition marked to be performed in this way.
- The second movement, largo, is begun by the piano in a delicate shift away from the minor theme: the transition was handled adeptly by Goode, who set a perfect tempo for the burst of strings which enters upon his last bar.
- Handel's Xerxes begins with a famous largo, ‘Shade as it never was’ (Ombra mai fu), sung by the self-same King of Kings to his beloved: a plane tree.
Italian, from Latin largus 'copious, abundant'.
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