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andantino

[ ahn-dahn-tee-noh, an-dan-; Italian ahn-dahn-tee-naw ]

adjective

  1. slightly faster than andante.


noun

, plural an·dan·ti·nos, Italian an·dan·ti·ni [ahn-dahn-, tee, -nee].
  1. an andantino movement or piece.

andantino

/ ˌændænˈtiːnəʊ /

adjective

  1. (to be performed) slightly faster, or slightly more slowly, than andante


noun

  1. a passage or piece to be performed in this manner
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Word History and Origins

Origin of andantino1

1810–20; < Italian, equivalent to andan ( te ) andante + -ino diminutive suffix
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Word History and Origins

Origin of andantino1

C19: diminutive of andante
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Example Sentences

And again, it has a coda pausing on the dominant chord and followed by an Andantino.

The Andantino which follows offers a strong contrast to both movements of the concertante.

The Andantino (3-8), which follows is lighter in tone, and well expresses alternations of repulsion and attraction.

What really pleases me is his singing of certain little things andantino, which he does in his own style.

In like manner he feels in the Andante, reflection, and in the final Andantino, melancholy consolation.

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