Definition of larghetto in English:

larghetto

adverb

Music
  • (especially as a direction) in a fairly slow tempo.

    ‘the movement has no separate tempo marking, but is normally played larghetto’
    • ‘We don't get anything substantially different thematically until the larghetto fourth movement.’
    • ‘That's how our date went too: larghetto, andante, adagio, presto.’
    unhurriedly, without hurrying, at a leisurely pace, at a slow pace, leisurely, steadily, taking one's time, in one's own good time

Pronunciation

larghetto

/lärˈɡedō/ /lɑrˈɡɛdoʊ/

adjective

Music
  • Played fairly slowly.

    • ‘it is tempting to concentrate on the larghetto start to the finale’

Pronunciation

larghetto

/lärˈɡedō/ /lɑrˈɡɛdoʊ/

nounplural noun larghettos

Music
  • A passage or movement marked to be performed in a fairly slow tempo.

Pronunciation

larghetto

/lärˈɡedō/ /lɑrˈɡɛdoʊ/

Origin

Italian, diminutive of largo ‘broad’.