Non-Troppo – not too much (when following an instruction)
(Pronounced non trop-oh)
(Note: for example, allegro ma non-troppo means to play quickly, but not too quickly).
To remember what non-troppo is, use the following mnemonic:
Although we were offered nonstop tropical cocktails over (non-troppo) our stay, I knew I should not drink too much.
Examples of non troppo in a sentence
In order not to overpower the strings, the horns were told to play non troppo.
I had to play this part delicately, written in the notation as non troppo.
The rest of the orchestra played non troppo as the soloist performed.