parlando

parlando

[pahr-lahn-doh]
adjective Music.
sung or played as though speaking or reciting (a musical direction).

Origin:
1875–80; < Italian, present participle of parlare to speak; see parle

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parlando (pɑːˈlændəʊ)
 
adj, —adv
music to be performed as though speaking
 
[Italian: speaking, from parlare to speak]

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