Mammoth Memory

Rallentando (or rallo) – Gradually getting slower

(Pronounced rah-luhn-tahn-doh)

As Dad approached the rally on a tandem (rallentando) he got gradually slower.

As Dad approached the rally on a tandem (rallentando) he got gradually slower.

 

Examples of rallentando in a sentence

The section concludes with a rallentando but the music will get faster again in the next section.

To carry out and to control a rallentando a conductor may introduce beat subdivisions.

This passage is marked by extravagant rallentando.

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