pas trop

[Fr., not too much]

A term meaning "not too much" and is commonly used in combination with other directives. It is typically used as a tempo qualifier. For example, you will often see this combined with the term "lent" to create "pas trop lent" or a directive to perform the indicated passage of a composition slow, but not too slowly.

See also [Eng.] not too much; [Fr.] pas trop; [Ger.] nicht zu viel; [It.] non troppo.

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