Origin and Etymology of allegretto
First Known Use: 1710See Words from the same year
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Urgently dramatic outer movements enclosed the caustic jollity of the allegretto and the anguished threnody of the largo.
All well and good, but the music, while beautifully played, was too drawn out, falling noticeably below Brahms' poco allegretto marking.
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