(music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a moderately slow tempo; faster than adagio but slower than moderato.
(music) Slow (45–60 bpm).
(music) A passage having this mark.
(music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played very slowly.
(music) Played at a moderately slow tempo.
Slow; in slow time; slowly; - rarely written lente.
(music) Describing a passage having this mark.
(of tempo) slow
Moving moderately slow, but distinct and flowing; quicker than larghetto, and slower than allegretto.
‘Play this lento, please’;
a moderately slow tempo (a walking pace)
(of tempo) moderately slow
at a moderately slow temp;
‘this passage must be played andante’;