Definitions for rallentando

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word rallentando

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rallentando, ritardando, ritenuto, rit.(adverb)

    gradually decreasing in tempo

  2. rallentando(adverb)

    slowing down

    "this passage should be played rallentando"


  1. rallentando(Adjective)

    slackening; becoming slower (used as a musical direction).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rallentando(adj)

    slackening; -- a direction to perform a passage with a gradual decrease in time and force; ritardando

  2. Origin: [It.]


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