parlando

adjective
par·lan·do | \pär-ˈlän-(ˌ)dō \
variants: or parlante \pär-ˈlän-(ˌ)tā \

Definition of parlando 

: delivered or performed in a style suggestive of speech used as a direction in music

First Known Use of parlando

circa 1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parlando

parlando from Italian, verbal of parlare to speak, from Medieval Latin parabolare; parlante from Italian, present participle of parlare

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