Music Thesaurus

General meaning: slower tempo than before

Italian

 

allargate

at a slower tempo

meno mosso

slower, less movement

piu sostenuto

more sustained

rallentato

at a slower tempo

ritardato

at a slower pace

ritenuto

held back; slower

slargato

slower

sostenendo

sustained, sostenuto

sostenuto

sustained, prolonged, slower than before

tardato

slower, delayed

tardo

lingering

trattenuto

held back, retarded

trattenuto

held back

 

French

 

élargissez

slower

retenu

held back

 

German

 

nachgiebiger

still slower

verweilend

delaying, ritenuto

zurückgehend

returning to a slower tempo; going back

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