non troppo

adverb or adjective
non trop·​po | \ ˌnän-ˈtrȯ-(ˌ)pō How to pronounce non troppo (audio) , ˈnōn- \

Definition of non troppo

: without excess used to qualify a direction in music

Examples of non troppo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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,, 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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“Non troppo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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