moderato

[mod-uh-rah-toh]

Origin of moderato

1715–25; < Italian < Latin moderātus moderate
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moderato

adverb music
  1. at a moderate tempo
  2. (preceded by a tempo marking) a direction indicating that the tempo specified is to be used with restraintallegro moderato

Word Origin for moderato

C18: from Italian, from Latin moderātus; see moderate
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