Larghetto, ларгетто |
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Larghetto, ларгетто |

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Italian, reduce. from largo, lit. – pretty wide

The designation of a moderately slow tempo, with which the idea of ​​​​a certain character of music is also associated. Like largo, it means the measured and melodious unfolding of the muses. fabrics, but not so “weighty”, sonorous; in comparison with largo L., it is more mobile and fluid, in some cases it also acquires a dance. shade. Often L. approaches andante. A characteristic example of L. is the slow part of L. Beethoven’s 2nd symphony.

L. M. Ginzburg

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