Definición de legato en inglés:


Saltos de línea: le¦gato
Pronunciación: /lɪˈɡɑːtəʊ

adverbio& adjetivo

In a smooth flowing manner, without breaks between notes: [as adverb]: the notes were played legato by the bassoons [as adjective]: his tremolo and legato work Compare with staccato.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • An emphasis on slower tempos gives Black the opportunity to show off her very accomplished legato playing.
  • The pianist wants us to hear everything, and he relies on his legato playing to prevent the music from sounding dry, even skeletal.
  • The natural trumpets were brightly penetrating while the flutes and other woodwind resonated above the soft legato strings.

sustantivo (plural legatos)

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A piece or passage marked to be performed legato.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The pedal plays a large role in creating a musical perception of legato, and for small-handed pianists, it is indispensable.
  • Different pitches could also be obtained from the one string and the transition between these pitches was characterised by a delicate legato.
  • The lyrical second theme brings forth a singing legato from the violin that contrasts wonderfully with its sharp and clipped phrasing in the first section.


Italian, literally 'bound'.

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