mezzo piano

adjective or adverb
mez·​zo pia·​no | \ ˌmet-(ˌ)sō-pē-ˈä-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce mezzo piano (audio) , ˌmed-(ˌ)zō- \

Definition of mezzo piano

: moderately soft used as a direction in music

First Known Use of mezzo piano

1786, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mezzo piano

Italian

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“Mezzo piano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mezzo%20piano. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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