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Definition of the noun adagio

What does adagio mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adagios

  1. (music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully)
  2. a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers

Alternative definition of the noun adagio

noun

  1. [music] A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played rather slowly, leisurely and gracefully
  2. [music] A passage having this mark
  3. [dance] A male-female duet or mixed trio ballet displaying demanding balance, spins and/or lifts

Definition of the adjective adagio

What does adagio mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. (of tempo) leisurely

Alternative definition of the adjective adagio

adjective

  1. [music] describing a passage having this mark

Definition of the adverb adagio

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

adverb

  1. slowly
    • example: here you must play adagio
    • domain: music

Alternative definition of the adverb adagio

adverb

  1. [music] played rather slowly

Groups

  1. Adagio is a French progressive metal band formed in 2000 by guitarist Stephan Forté.
  2. Adagio is a musical group.
    • also known as Adagio Brazil
    • albums: "The Birth of Misery", "Romantic Serenades"
  3. Adagio a.k.a. Adagio! is a New York and Philadelphia based underground hip-hop duo consisting of Big Cousin and Reign Supreme.

There are other groups with in their name, like Adagio Trio.

Music

  1. "Adagio" is a musical album of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra & Herbert von Karajan.
    • also known as Karajan: Adagio
    • released in (26 years ago)
  2. "Adagio" is the fourth album of Sweetbox and the third album with Jade Villalon as frontwoman. It was released in 2004, in two different versions. One was released in Japan, debuting at #3, and the other was released in Europe, South Korea and Taiwan. The album was heavily inspired by world music, with songs sampling music originating from around the globe. The album also saw a hip-hop influence, furthered by guest vocalist RJ. Many of the songs showcased a far more personal approach from Jade's songwriting, dealing with topics such as spirituality and accepting the death of loved ones.
  3. "Adagio" is a composition.
  4. "Adagio" is the fifth album by Solitude Aeturnus.
  5. "Adagio" is a musical album of Herbert von Karajan, Tomaso Albinoni, Ottorino Respighi, Johann Pachelbel, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra & Luigi Boccherini.
    • released in (42 years ago)
  6. "Adagio" is a composition.

Film

"Adagio" is a 2000 Russian short film.

Miscellanea

Adagio is the performance of partner acrobalance poses and associated movements that involve stationary balances by a pair of performers. It is performed in professional circus, in various dance disciplines including acro dance and ballet, in pair skating, and as a hobby in university circus groups.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adagio

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Google previewGrove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1910)

by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

Allegro; Adagio: Finale, presto. 2. Second PF. Concerto: E2. Allegro maestoso: Adagio: Rondo, presto... 1812. 3. Concertstück for PF.; F minor .

Google previewAmerican History and Encyclopedia of Music (1910)

by William Lines Hubbard

adagio pesante acutus (a-ku-tus) Lat. adj. or n. Sharp, acute: one of the seven accents of the Catholic ritual chant. It implied ...

Google previewThe American History and Encyclopedia of Music ... (1910)

by Edward Dickinson, George Whitfield Andrews, Arthur Foote, Janet M. Green, Emil Liebling, Josephine Thrall

adagio pesante acutus (a-ku-tfis) Lat. adj. or n. Sharp, acute: one of the seven accents of the Catholic ritual chant. It implied ...

Google previewKurzgefasstes Musicalisches Lexicon (1787)

by Georg Friedrich WOLF

-m-m- - - nische Ausdrücke an, als: Adagio, Andante moderato, Largo und Lento. Soll aber die Ausfüh- rung nicht zu langsam feyn, so werden dem Stücke folgende Worte vorgesetzt: Andante, Andante con moto, Poco andante, Andantino, ...

Google previewAn encyclopœdia, or dictionary of music (1825)

by John Feltham Danneley

ADAGIO, this word denotes, from slow to quick, the second of the five principal degrees of movement , ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

Generally speaking, there are five principal degrees, designated by the following terms : largo, adagio, andante, allegro and presto ; and the mtermediate degrees are described by additions. But it may be better to divide the tempo into three ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2A1G2I1O1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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