andante
(Ahn-DAHN-tay)


[It., going]


  1. A moderate tempo marking between Largo and Moderato. This tempo typically has between 76 and 108 beats per minute.

    See also [Fr.] allant; [Ger.] gehend; [It.] andante.

  2. A movement written in a moderately slow tempo, frequently the second movement of a larger composition.


More about tempo markings


SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLE:

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467, Mvt. II
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 1, Track 4

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