[ UK /ɐksˌɛləɹˈændəʊ/ ]
a gradually increasing tempo of music
my ear will not accept such violent accelerandos
with increasing speed
here you must play accelerando
- (music) gradually increasing in tempo
How To Use accelerando In A Sentence
- She uses fat marching sticks, her hands arthritic, weightless flam paradiddle-diddles tossed off left and right, her accelerando poised and controlled. Moe Tucker
- The plonking accordion-driven sections of Radio / Video lull the listener into a false sense of security, before the band once again whip themselves up into a tense accelerando before ‘rocking out’ to a glorious crescendo.
- I suggested stringendo applied to all the strings, while accelerando was just for the cellos.
- On the other hand, the Accelerando Series is a useful supplement to piano instruction for the elementary pianist of any age.
- That was always fascinating to me, like the long accelerando in the final variation of Elgar's Enigma that I eventually recorded with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, easy to take a little too quick and find you have to put the brakes on.
- I'm fine with left-handed flam paradiddle-diddles because I'm right-handed, but Mrs. Karash expects me to alternate left and right, and to accelerando, until I'm playing flam paradiddle-diddles fast like syncopated rolls. Moe Tucker
- He was barely ten yards behind the piper's trail, and the song, now with an accelerando, broke into a jig.
- The music of commerce would thus be harmonious and evenly paced, its dynamics restrained; there would be no swelling crescendo of the Boom, no cacophonous accelerando to the climax and no minor key diminuendo thereafter into the Bust.
- _Accelerando_, _affrettando_ [Transcriber's Note: Corrected misspelling "affretando" in original] (this term implies some degree of excitement also), _stringendo_, _poco a poco animato_. Music Notation and Terminology
- Finally, I get the flam paradiddle-diddles going and I begin my accelerando. Moe Tucker