noun, plural al·le·gros.
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Origin of allegro
Words nearby allegro
Example sentences from the Web for allegro
"Quoniam iniquitatem meam," an allegro, is the first air by me.The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vol. 1|Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
When he returns to us it is with an allegro of trumpet calls.Franz Liszt|James Huneker
Instead, therefore, of resuming her place on the sofa, she asked Allegro to take her to the princess.The Title Market|Emily Post
Two graceful Minuets (the second taking the place of a Trio) follow, and the third movement is an Allegro in sonata-form.The Pianoforte Sonata|J.S. Shedlock
The first Allegro of the Concerto went very smoothly, and the audience rewarded him with thundering applause.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
British Dictionary definitions for allegro
noun plural -gros
Word Origin for allegro
Cultural definitions for allegro
A brisk, lively musical tempo. Allegro is Italian for “cheerful.”