(Especially as a direction) with an immediate reduction of tempo.
- What of the conductor who fails to execute adequately the rallentando or the ritenuto markings on his musical score?
noun (plural ritenutos or ritenuti /-tē/)
Italian, literally 'retained, restrained'.
Words that rhyme with ritenutoBhutto, butoh, Maputo, Pluto, prosciutto, sostenuto, tenuto
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