I heard it at rehearsal yesterday—I suppose Thelème took the tempi too slow!
In three movements of which the tempi are indicated by Bach.
The tempi Madonna holds him to her heart, pressing her lips to his soft cheek.
"They will soon be tempi passati, these giorni felice," he said, sighing.
Beethoven had complied with the publisher's desire and sent a slip of paper with the tempi marked metronomically.
I lived with them like a sultan, and still I delight to recall this happy time, and I say with a sigh, 'tempi passati'!
The conductor dragged the tempi; the waits were interminable, and a young slip of a girl wonderingly watched.
(p. 148) But Rgnier would not hear of it; he stuck to his original conception in four tempi.
The character of these pieces is prevailingly sentimental, and the tempi were not so quick then as now.
Unfortunately, at the express desire of the Prince, almost all the tempi were taken too quick, and thereby much spoiled.
In music, the speed at which a piece is performed. It is the Italian word for “time.”