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andante

Music
1. (to be performed) at a moderately slow tempo
2. a passage or piece to be performed in this manner
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Andante

 

in music, a moderately slow tempo; also a musical piece (for example, Beethoven’s Andante favori in F major) or a section of a piece performed in this tempo. It is often the tempo for the second section of a symphony, quartet, sonata, and such.

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