Translation of allegro in Spanish:

allegro

allegro, adj.

Pronunciation /əˈlɛɡroʊ/ /əˈlɛɡrəʊ/ /əˈleɪɡrəʊ/

adjective & adverb

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    allegro
    • When she returned to Mr. B's class, across the floor she sped in a moving allegro combination, executing triple pirouettes.
    • Her strengths shone through in this Coppelia, with its lightning petit allegro segments and pointe solos.
    • Though she rose slowly through the company ranks (appointed soloist in 1967 and principal in 1972), her brilliant allegro technique made her a natural Balanchine dancer.
    • As David moved into the allegro section of class, he identified two purposes, strengthening the body and building a vocabulary of steps.
    • The allegro finale burns down the barn, without sacrificing musicality or a sharply-defined independence of voices.

nounplural allegros

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    allegro masculine
    • He couldn't write a symphonic allegro to save his life.
    • It was played with coloured lighting to guide us through the movements: red for the first allegro, blue for the quieter slow movement, and green with increasing orange for the finale.
    • The opening allegro was written in a white heat of inspiration, during a holiday in the mountains near Graz; he seems to have run out of manuscript paper, for the last 50 bars are scribbled out on dinner napkins.
    • The opening allegro crackled with masculine high jinks.
    • The allegro begins in a beautiful apartment in south-east Paris, from which you can see the lights of the Eiffel Tower scanning the sky.