Noun(1) (music, slowly and gracefully(2) a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers
Adjective(1) (of tempo
(1) The pianissimo phrases, the legato notes that would have been on strings, the adagio pace├ö├ç┬¬ all the way until the gentle perfect cadence.(2) However, the adagio ends with an 11 bar section containing shorter notes, which suddenly gives an impression of greater intensity.(3) In lyrical roles, most notably the adagio movement of Symphony in C, her gangly body with its penchant for rakish angles softened into willow-tree pliancy and she achieved a poignancy that seemed to arise from the music and be one with it.(4) Her ability, in the celebrated adagio movement of Symphony in C, to give the abstract choreography a deep, soulful dimension earned her comparison with predecessors like Suzanne Farrell and Allegra Kent.(5) The shorter second movement in C minor involves some more complex harmonies, and the last movement is the most interesting of the four - a fugal movement based on a chromatic theme, closing with an adagio section.(6) Karolyi chooses the adagio from Beethoven's Cello Sonata No.5.(7) The adagio is indeed not too slow: it whizzed by me almost unnoticed.(8) Potts nipped away, unsleeved a brittle record, Beethoven, something traditional, and set the adagio movement from the seventh into slow, crackling motion.(9) The hushed surprise of the adagio introduction gave way to the driving rhythmic thrust of the Allegro molto.(10) And, in the recollection of the father's clumsy attempt to play the adagio from Beethoven's Hammerklavier sonata, our sympathy for him is short-circuited by the daughter's memory of her own laughter.(11) The adagio finale is textually simple and emotionally complicated.(12) Sunny played the song again, but this time at a placid adagio place.(13) Rapture possesses an ecstatic energy in its allegro passages and an understanding and acceptance of life's struggles in its adagio section that reach the viewer unmediated by any kind of conceptual fanciness.(14) Unlike his usual style, the symphony ends with an adagio that includes some of the most anguished music he ever composed.(15) ├ö├ç├┐The Breaking Heart├ö├ç├û is an adagio with somewhat maudlin overtones.(16) During one adagio segment, solemn bells signal an ominous invasion, which soon occurs: strings swoop down like winged demons from a Gustave DorÔö£┬« print - several times.
1. adagio ::
2. tardy ::
3. overdue ::
5. belated ::
Different Formsadagio, adagios
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