cueFlash

Glossary of Music - Tempo Markings

Start Studying! Add Cards ↓

Grave
Very slow, solemn
Largo
Very slow, broad
Larghetto
Somewhat faster than largo
Lento
Slow
Adagio
Slow, easy
Adagietto
Somewhat faster than Adagio
Andante
Moderate
Andantino
Somewhat faster than andante
Moderato
Between andante and allegro
Allegretto
Between Allegro and andante
Allegro
Fast
Presto
Very fast
Prestissimo
As fast as possible
Vivace
Lively
Con Moto
With motion
Rallentando
Slowing down
Ritenuto
Suddenly slower
Rubato
Irregular tempo
Tempo Primo
Return to the first tempo
A Tempo
Return to regular tempo after a ritard, accelerando, etc.

Add Cards

You must Login or Register to add cards