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mosso

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒsəʊ
 
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Definition of mosso in English:

adverb

Music
(Especially as a direction) fast and with animation.
Example sentences
  • The passage was played at the correct poco più mosso.
  • The marking is ‘poco meno mosso (at the conductor's discretion)’.

Origin

Italian, past participle of muovere 'move'.

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