moderately slow and even.
an andante movement or piece.
“Merely the andante,” said Kingsnorth, shrugging his shoulders.
The Locusts’ Years Mary Helen Fee
So they plunged again into an andante and Scherzo of Beethoven.
Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
As Celeste began the andante, Nora signified to the Barone to drop his work.
The Place of Honeymoons Harold MacGrath
The andante is religioso, and is fervent rather than sombre.
Contemporary American Composers Rupert Hughes
What a force of artistic expression is displayed in the eighteen bars of andante which close the introduction!
Life Of Mozart, Vol. 3 (of 3) Otto Jahn
In the beginning of spring, he started on the third movement, an andante with variations.
The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
A remarkable instance of this is the andante of the Symphony in G major.
Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3) Otto Jahn
The hour was growing late, and only the andante and Finale were played.
Letters of Peregrine Pickle George P. Upton
He took the first part prestissimo—the andante allegro—and the Rondo more prestissimo still.
The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vol. 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
This andante (Ries continues) has left a painful memory in me.
The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3) Alexander Wheelock Thayer
(to be performed) at a moderately slow tempo
a passage or piece to be performed in this manner
musical direction, “moderately slow,” 1742, from Italian andante, present participle of andare “to go,” from Vulgar Latin ambitare (source of Spanish andar “to go”), from Latin ambitus, past participle of ambire “to go round, go about” (see ambient).
slightly faster than andante. an andantino movement or piece. Historical Examples At her solicitation he took her place at the instrument, and executed the andantino as few but professional artists could do. Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez And again, it has a coda pausing on the dominant chord and followed by an andantino. The […]
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- Andean community of nations
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- Andean condor
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