Mammoth Memory

Allargando – Becoming gradually slower

(Pronounced al-ah-gan-doh)

To remember what allargando means, use the following mnemonic:

A large Gandalf outfit became overly (allargando) heavy in the rain and gradually slowed me down.

A large Gandalf (allargando) outfit I was wearing in the rain gradually slowed me down.

Examples of allargando in a sentence

The music gradually slowed down with an allargando.

The song ended with a beautiful allargando, allowing the final notes to linger in the air.

As the song reached its climax, the tempo began to allargando

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