[It., at ease]
- A slow tempo marking between Largo and Andante.
- A composition written in a slow tempo, frequently the second movement of sonatas, symphonies, etc.
More about tempo markings
SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLE:
- Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 9
- W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank --
Disc 1, Track 36
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