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Definition of the adjective moderato

What does moderato mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. (of tempo) moderate

Alternative definition of the adjective moderato


  1. [music] describing a passage having this mark

Definition of the adverb moderato

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


  1. [music] played in this style

Definition of the noun moderato

What does moderato mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: moderatos

  1. [music] A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played at a moderate tempo
  2. [music] A passage having this mark


"Moderato" is a musical album of Nina Morato.

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Google previewThe NPR Listener's Encyclopedia of Classical Music (2006)

by Theodore Libbey

moderato (It., "moderate") A tempo generally viewed as falling between andante and allegro; also used as a modifier for either of those tempos, e.g., Allegro moderato (Rachmaninov, Symphony No. 2, first movement) and Andante moderato ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by Eminent Writers, English and Foreign (1898)

With Illustrations and Woodcuts by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, Adela Harriet Sophia Bagot Wodehouse

Allegro Moderato. The March of the Men of Harlech The Courtesy of Merioneth. The Minstrelsy of Chirk Castle. Gogerddan. The Ebb of the Tide. The Delight of tha Men Of Doney. Yr Bos-lals. The Nightingale'! Song (from a MS.). The Departure ...

Google previewDictionary of Music and Musicians (1895)

(A.D. 1450-1889) by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

MODERATO. 'In moderate time,' or ' moderately.' This direction is used either singly as a mark of time, or as qualifying some other mark of time, as Allegro moderato, or Andante moderate, when it has the result of lessening the force of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Music: K-Z (2005)

Moderato : It.: "moderately". Often used together with other tempo markings, such as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literary Translation Into English: A-L (2000)

by O. Classe

Four Novels, with an introduction by Germaine Bree, New York: Grove Press, 1965; London: Calder and Boyars, 1 966 (contains The Square, translated by Pitt -Rivers and Irina Morduch; Moderato Cantabile, translated by Richard Seaver; ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

moderato (Italian— moderately) Mod Photo Modern Photography mod. pres. modo prescripto (Latin—in the manner prescribed) ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations (1998)

mod“ Music moderato (see under mod.) MODU mobile offshore drilling unit MOEH Medical Officer for Environmental Health ' MOF Med.

Google previewThe Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia (2006)

by Cliff Eisen, Simon P. Keefe

The solemn Kyrie (Andante moderato; E flat major) has an ABA' form and alternates between solo quartet and chorus. The 'Panis vivus' (Allegro aperto; B flat major) is a heroic tenor aria with extended ritornellos, impressive coloratura and a ...

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Scrabble value of M3O1D2E1R1A1T1O1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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