andamento

[ an-duh-men-toh; Italian ahn-dah-men-taw ]
/ ˌæn dəˈmɛn toʊ; Italian ˌɑn dɑˈmɛn tɔ /

noun, plural an·da·men·tos, Italian an·da·men·ta [an-duh-tah] /ˌæn də tɑ/. Music.

an extended fugue subject.
an episode in a fugue.

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Origin of andamento

< Italian, equivalent to anda(re) to walk (see andante) + -mento -ment
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