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tempo instructions

Tempo instructions.


Allegro is a tempo indication that a musical piece or movement is to be played lively and fast; it lies between moderato and presto. Allegro, which means "merry" in Italian, is also sometimes used as the title of a movement of a composition especially the first or last movements). Allgretto means pretty lively but not so much as allegro. Very quick and lively is denoted by allegrissimo.