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Definition of the noun allegro

What does allegro mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: allegros

  1. a brisk and lively tempo
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • more generic words: pacing / tempo = the speed at which a composition is to be played
    • more specific term: allegro con spirito = lively with spirit
  2. a musical composition or musical passage to be performed quickly in a brisk lively manner

Alternative definition of the noun allegro


  1. [music] A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a quick, lively tempo, faster than allegretto but slower than presto
  2. [music] In more traditional use, an expressive marking indicating lively or happily, not necessarily quick or fast.
  3. [music] A passage having this mark

Definition of the adjective allegro

What does allegro mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. (of tempo) fast

Alternative definition of the adjective allegro


  1. [music] describing a passage having this mark

Definition of the adverb allegro

What does allegro mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. in a quick and lively tempo
    • example: play this section allegro
    • domain: music


  1. Allegro is an online auction website based in Poznań, initially it was Polish but is now owned by a foreign company. It was formed in 1999 and subsequently purchased by online auction site QXL Ricardo plc in March 2000. Allegro was added to numerous Polish web portals, which increased its popularity and assisted its rapid growth. The company has since used this approach to boost other Tradus-owned sites.
    • also known as, Trang mua bán trực tuyến Allegro, Alegro, Allegro Group, Алегро
    • official website:
  2. Allegro a.k.a. Allegro Corporation is a record label.
  3. Allegro is a record label.


Who is Allegro?

Allegro was a top restaurant in Prague Four Seasons hotel. It is now closed. In 2008 it became the first restaurant from the post-communist bloc to obtain the star from the prestigious Michelin Guide. In 2009, 2010 and 2011, Allegro retained its star.


  1. Allegro is a musical group.
  2. Allegro is a musical group.
    • album: "2 Cool 4 School"
  3. Allegro is a musical group from Brasil.
    • album: "Allegro"


"Allegro" is a musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, their third collaboration for the stage. Opening on Broadway on October 10, 1947, the musical centers on the life of Joseph Taylor, Jr., who follows in the footsteps of his father as a doctor, but is tempted by fortune and fame at a big-city hospital.


"Allegro" is a 2005 Danish film directed by Christoffer Boe, who also wrote the screenplay together with Mikael Wulff. It is Christoffer Boe's second film as a director. It features Ulrich Thomsen and former model Helena Christensen.


  1. "Allegro" is a composition.
  2. "Allegro" a.k.a. "Piano Sonata" in F-sharp minor D 571, was composed by Franz Schubert in July 1817. The sonata was first published long after the composer's death in 1888 by Breitkopf & Härtel.
  3. "Allegro" is a composition.
  4. "Allegro" is a musical album of Allegro & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  5. "Allegro" is a musical album of Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, musical soundtrack.
    • released in (68 years ago)
  6. "Allegro" is an album that won the award for Instrumental Album of the Year in the 2003 Juno Awards.
  7. "Allegro" is the third album that has been released by No Regret Life.
  8. "Allegro" is a composition.
  9. "Allegro" is a composition.


  1. Allegro is a software library for video game development. The functionality of the library includes support for basic 2D graphics, image manipulation, text output, audio output, MIDI music, input and timers, as well as additional routines for fixed-point and floating-point matrix arithmetic, Unicode strings, file system access, file manipulation, data files, and 3D graphics. The library is written in the C programming language and designed to be used with C, C++, or Objective-C. It comes with extensive documentation and many examples.
    • genres: Multimedia, Software development kit, Video game
    • license: zlib License, Beerware
    • official website:
  2. The Allegro is a high-speed train service between Helsinki, Finland, and St. Petersburg, Russia. The service started on 12 December 2010.
    • also known as VR Class Sm6, Karelian Trains Class Sm6
  3. Allegro is a display typeface that was designed by Hans Bohn for the Ludwig & Mayer type foundry in 1936. Its unusual design suggests both musical notes and stenciled letters. It was common in commercial design in the mid–20th century, but is seldom used today. It is only available in a single weight. Digital versions are available from Bitstream and Adobe Systems.
  4. Allegro is a 2004 theater production of the play by Joe DiPietro.
    • award:
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Resident Musical nomination for Signature Theatre
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production nomination for Jon Kalbfleisch
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Production nomination for Gregg Barnes
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical nomination for Harry A. Winter
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical nomination for Tracy Lynn Olivera
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical nomination for Will Gartshore
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Musical nomination for Eric D. Schaeffer
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Resident Musical, received by Signature Theatre
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Production, received by Gregg Barnes
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Musical, received by Eric D. Schaeffer
  5. ALLEGRO a.k.a. Allegro gravitational-wave detector: Allegro was a ground-based, cryogenic resonant Weber bar, gravitational-wave detector run by Warren Johnson, et al. at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The detector was commissioned in the early 90's, and was decommissioned in 2008.
  6. Allegro is a cataloged instance, musical recording.

Phrases with Allegro

  1. Allegro Non Troppo
  2. allegro con spirito
  3. Allegro ma non troppo

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Allegro

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Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Musical Terms (1884)

To which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Elements of Music by Frederick Niecks

ATX'— ALLEGRO FURIOSO. 69 AIT, alia (It.)- To the, at the, in the, in the style of. Alia breve (It.). This terra denotes a quick kind of common lime (f) in which the minims and not the crotchets are beaten. The usual sign by which alla breve time is ...

Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

ALLeGro 21 Allegro (1947) (BrOadway) Theater: Majestic Theatre, 315 performances Music: Richard Rodgers Book and Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II Director: Agnes de Mille Choreographer: Agnes de Mille Cast: John Battles, Roberta Jonay, ...

Google previewCirone's Pocket Dictionary of Foreign Musical Terms (2008)

by Anthony J. Cirone

Andantino Moderato Allegretto Allegro Allegrissimo Presto Prestissimo A bit quicker than Andante: Again, a diminutive meaning "less than. " The problem here is in describing "less Andante" as less fast or less slow. Traditionally we think of ...

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Quotes about Allegro

To some it is Napoleon, to some it is a philosophical struggle, to me it is allegro con brio. (Arturo Toscanini)
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1G2R1O1

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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