Translation of andante in Spanish:

andante

andante, adj.

Pronunciation /ɑnˈdɑnˌteɪ//anˈdanteɪ/

adjective & adverb

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    andante
    • He didn't know what a waltz was, or what it meant to play allegro instead of andante.
    • I glided out of the house andante in 3-4 time, nearly floating, dreamlike, toward my destination.
    • Presenter Jack O'Brien kept proceedings at a nice pace - andante you might say - while feeding us morsels of intriguing information.

noun

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    andante masculine
    • And under van Daele's sure hand, this came off remarkably well, with a vivid allegro, lovely andante, one of Haydn's zesty minuets and a finale that carries the title ‘la Tempesta’ for good reason.
    • The playing is adequate - I mostly disagree with the quartet on how fast an andante should be played.
    • The following ‘Largo’ runs longer than most, but I'd not have it a moment less: limpidly beautiful and, yes, a bit Romantic, like a Mendelssohn andante.
    • The tendency is usually to play the andantes too slowly, and the quick movements, scherzos, & c, too quickly.
    • Though things improve, Serkin, lyrical in the outer movements, spoils the andante with heavy accents.