[It., too much]
An Italian term meaning too much and used to qualify a directive in the performance of a certain passage of a composition. For example, the term allegro non troppo would mean a fast tempo (allegro) but not too much (or too fast). This term can be used in the same way as tanto.
See also [Eng.] too much;
[Ger.] zu viel;
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