[ UK /ɐlˈɛɡɹə‍ʊ/ ]
[ US /əˈɫɛˌɡɹoʊ/ ]
  1. in a quick and lively tempo
    play this section allegro
  1. a musical composition or musical passage to be performed quickly in a brisk lively manner
  2. a brisk and lively tempo
  1. (of tempo) fast
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How To Use allegro In A Sentence

  • A year later, in ‘L' Allegro ’, the delphic element had disappeared, and Milton's cheerful man heard ‘Sweetest Shakespeare, fancy's child Warble his native woodnotes wild’.
  • The concluding Allegro has a rollicking, folksy character, complete with a drone-like accompaniment.
  • And what caps this dizzy display is not seriously ordered fugato, let alone a full fugue, but a comically stilted allegro dance in duple rhythm, with octave leaps, mostly in two parts with chordal intrusions.
  • The first movement is a conventional symphonic Allegro.
  • From the opening notes of the Allegro vivace assai, the Berlin players conjured up Mozart in the best Viennese manner.
  • The sixteenth variation - a famous tour-de-force - is a ‘French overture’ - that is, a grand introduction of slow dotted rhythms, followed by a fugal allegro.
  • The Symphony consists of only three movements - a pathetic Allegro in D minor, a highly original Scherzo in the same key, and a blissful Adagio in E major.
  • The concluding Rondo: Allegro comodo had sparkle and lightness to spare.
  • The first forty-five and a half bars are for the orchestra, allegro moderato e grazioso. Captain Corelli's Mandolin
  • The third part of the class is called allegro, and that consists of fast work, combinations, sequences of steps with the big jumps and turns that make ballet impressive. Butterfly
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