In music notation, Andante means a moderate, walking tempo, about 60-80 bpm. The word means "to walk" in Italian.

An*dan"te (#), a. [It. andante, p. pr. of andare to go.] Mus.

Moving moderately slow, but distinct and flowing; quicker than larghetto, and slower than allegretto.

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n.

A movement or piece in andante time.

 

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