Definition of Accelerando in English :

Define Accelerando in English

Accelerando meaning in English

Meaning of Accelerando in English

Pronunciation of Accelerando in English

Accelerando pronunciation in English

Pronounce Accelerando in English


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1. accelerando

a gradually increasing tempo of music

Example Sentences:
'my ear will not accept such violent accelerandos'


2. accelerando

gradually increasing in tempo


3. accelerando

with increasing speed

Example Sentences:
'here you must play accelerando'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of accelerando
adjective, adverb
(to be performed) with increasing speed
noun plural -dos
an increase in speed

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see synonyms of accelerando
adjective, adverb
Musical Direction
with gradually quickening tempo

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see synonyms of accelerando
adv. & adj.
Gradually accelerating or quickening in time. Used chiefly as a direction.
n. pl. ac·cel·er·an·dos
An accelerando passage or movement.

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