andante andante  /ɑn ˈdɑn teɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a moderately slow tempo (a walking pace)
  2. (n) a musical composition or musical passage to be performed moderately slow
  3. (adj) (of tempo) moderately slow
  4. (adv) at a moderately slow tempo

Usage(s):

  1. Viviane launched into the broad theme of the opening andante with a firm, strong tone.
  2. After the playing of the andante from Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony on a gramophone, Nye's great body was burned to ashes.
  3. Through the spacious andante of Death in Venice, one can hear the contrapuntal knell of the 19th century with all its values, poses and styles.

News

  • Pianist Gives Remarkable Performance in Concert at Columbia Museum of Art

    Tweet This is a review of a concert by pianist Sergei Babayan at the Columbia Art Museum on Thursday, June 13. The literature was Ballade No. 2 in B minor, S.171 by Franz Liszt; Fantasia in C minor, Op. 21 by Vladimir Ryabov; Andante, Op. 19 and Melodia Op. 21, No. 9 by Sergei Rachmaninoff, arranged by Arkady Volodos; and 18 pieces from Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavichord and ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Free Times

Quotes

  • "I followed the Australia v India ODI yesterday," says Richard Jones, "and after the T20 World Cup it all seemed so SLOW, andante con moto."
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Richard Jones Source: guardian.co.uk

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