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adagio


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adagio  \A*da"gio\,  a.  &  adv  [It.  adagio;  ad  (L.  ad)  at  +  agio 
  convenience,  leisure,  ease.  See  {Agio}.]  (Mus.) 
  Slow;  slowly,  leisurely,  and  gracefully.  When  repeated, 
  adagio,  adagio,  it  directs  the  movement  to  be  very  slow. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adagio  \A*da"gio\,  n. 
  A  piece  of  music  in  adagio  time;  a  slow  movement;  as  an 
  adagio  of  Haydn. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adagio 
  adj  :  (of  tempo)  leisurely 
  n  :  a  musical  composition  to  be  played  in  adagio  tempo  (slowly 
  and  gracefully) 
  adv  :  (music)  slowly;  "here  you  must  play  adagio" 




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