ə-dä'jō, -jē-ō', -zhō, -zhē-ō
(Musical Direction) Gradually slower and with more power
In a very slow tempo, usually considered to be slower than adagio, and with great dignity. Used chiefly as a direction.
A passage or movement to be performed prestissimo
(Music) A passage to be performed ritardando
(Musical Direction) Gradually slowing
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