non troppo

adverb or adjective
non trop·po | \ˌnän-ˈtrȯ-(ˌ)pō, ˈnōn-\

Definition of non troppo 

: without excess used to qualify a direction in music

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In archival footage, the chubby young Perlman is shown dazzling Sullivan with a virtuoso performance of the Allegretto non troppo from Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor. Peter Keough, BostonGlobe.com, "String theory explained in ‘Itzhak’," 22 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of non troppo

1804, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for non troppo

Italian, literally, not too much

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