Definition of andantino in English:

andantino

Line breaks: an¦dan|tino
Pronunciation: /ˌandanˈtiːnəʊ
 
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Music

adverb& adjective

(Especially as a direction) lighter than andante, and usually quicker.
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  • Prelude #7, andantino, in E Major, for example, is only sixteen measures long.

noun (plural andantinos)

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A movement or passage marked to be performed andantino.
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  • 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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