andantino

andantino

[ahn-dahn-tee-noh, an-dan-; Italian ahn-dahn-tee-naw] Music.
adjective, adverb
1.
slightly faster than andante.
noun, plural andantinos Italian, andantini [ahn-dahn-tee-nee] .
2.
an andantino movement or piece.

Origin:
1810–20; < Italian, equivalent to andan(te) andante + -ino diminutive suffix

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andantino (ˌændænˈtiːnəʊ)
 
adj, —adv
1.  (to be performed) slightly faster, or slightly more slowly, than andante
 
n , -nos
2.  a passage or piece to be performed in this manner
 
[C19: diminutive of andante]

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