In music notation, Allegretto means a fairly lively tempo, around 70-130 bpm. The word means "a little happy" in Italian.

Al`le*gret"to (#), a. [It., dim. of allegro.] Mus.

Quicker than andante, but not so quick as allegro.

-- n.

A movement in this time.


© Webster 1913.

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