adjective, adverb Music.
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Origin of legato
OTHER WORDS FROM legatonon·le·ga·to, adjective
Words nearby legato
Example sentences from the Web for legato
La prego credere che io sono ora, e per tutta la mia vita sarò, a Lei legato di affezione, divozione e rispetto.Diversions in Sicily|H. Festing Jones
Some allow pupils to practise only staccato, and others only legato, aiming thereby at nobody knows what.Piano and Song|Friedrich Wieck
Legato means "bound together," for which we substitute the word "connected."Piano Playing|Josef Hofmann
After one has been through a mass of such material, the matter of legato singing becomes more or less automatic.Great Singers on the Art of Singing|James Francis Cooke
For example, the legato and symbols which indicate that difference ( and ) have therefore the greatest value.Montessori Elementary Materials|Maria Montessori
British Dictionary definitions for legato
noun plural -tos
- a style of playing in which no perceptible gaps are left between notes
- (as modifier)a legato passage