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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


  1. "MODERATO" is a musical album of Yasuhiro Abe.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  2. "Moderato" a.k.a. "Six Miniatures: Moderato" is a composition.
  3. "Moderato" is a musical album of Nina Morato.
    • released in (16 years ago)

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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 previewModern Music and Musicians: The great composers, part 2. Critical and biographical sketches on modern music ; Pronouncing dictionary of musical terms ; Biographical dictionary of musicians (1918)

Moderato. –~e— Execution. E: T-T =SE:= 3 8 2. A turn between two notes on different degrees (or four small notes between). GNP a * f) "#=== - #EEEEE| -d T- e/ U–1– Aresto. *-* * * = --- Adagio. Moderato. : Execution. - *:–––ff~- ~-T Allegro.

Google previewA Dictionary of Music and Musicians (a. D. 1450-1889) by Eminent Writers, English and Foreign... (1890)

by George Grove

Meno mosso; M esto ; Minacciando; Moderato ; Moniuszko ; Moralt ; Moren- do ; Mortier de Fontaine ; Mosz- kowski; Motif; Movement; Millier A. E. Mus. Periodicals ; Mus. Society of London ; Nachdruck, mit ; Nachspiel; NachtetUcke; National ...

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 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 previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1773)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found by Samuel Johnson

[from moderato.] 1 .

Google previewKurzgefasstes Musicalisches Lexicon (1787)

by Georg Friedrich WOLF

Soll der Vortrag " nicht zu geschwinde sein, so setzt man Allegretto, " Poco allegro, Poco vivace, Poco veloce, Allegro - ma non troppo, Allegretto ma non troppo, Mor derato, Allegro moderato, Allegretto moderato, Allegro non molto, Allegro ...

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) ...

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Moderato Meaning

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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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