(Especially as a direction) slow or slowly.
- For example, the song ‘Dear Eileen, I'm Going to Leave You’ is written in minor with a molto lento tempo.
- And indeed, just before the end, there is a strategic, if quiet, B minor chord filling an entire lento bar.
- No. 2 is the longer by 13 minutes, and notable for the emergence of a poignant viola tune in the big lento finale, and for a shocking last bar.
noun (plural lentos)
Words that rhyme with lentocento, cinquecento, divertimento, memento, pimiento, portamento, Risorgimento, Sacramento, Sorrento, Trento
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