from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adverb & adjective In the tempo originally designated; resuming the initial tempo of a section or movement after a specified deviation from it. Used chiefly as a direction.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In music, a direction, after any change of movement, as by acceleration or retardation, that the original time be restored.
- Various qualifying terms are often added: as, a tempo commotio or ordinario, at any conveuient or ordinary pace: a tempo rubato (see
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Italian : a, in + tempo, time.]
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