adverb, adjective Music.
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Origin of accelerando
Words nearby accelerando
Example sentences from the Web for accelerando
It breaks out again vivacissimo accelerando when Miss Sally (whom we allude to) wakes up, and doesn't appreciate Nestlé's milk.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
The mute symphony of the snow was played imperceptibly accelerando.Two on the Trail|Hulbert Footner
Accelerando, affrettando (this term implies some degree of excitement also), stringendo, poco a poco animato.Music Notation and Terminology|Karl W. Gehrkens
Or we can gradually increase or decrease our tempo, creating accelerando and rallentando effects.Irradiations; Sand and Spray|John Gould Fletcher
But he did not get to the direction accelerando, for he stopped short, and said abruptly, "Well—what next?"A Likely Story|William De Morgan