(allarg.) allargando

Definition of Allargando:

The Italian musical term allargando (abbreviated allarg.) means to "widen," and is an indication to gradually broaden the tempo; a slow rallentando that retains a full, prominent tone.

See largo.

Also Known As:

  • en élargissant; alongez (Fr)
  • verbreiternd; breiter werdend (Ger)

Pronunciation: al'-lahr-GAHN-doh

Common Misspellings: allegrando

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