Allegro - Musical Definition
Allegro - Allegro - Fast, lively; also - cheerful-ly, joyful-ly, with joy
Originally understood in the Baroque period as 'joyfully, cheerfully', the term has changed over the years and now generally relates to tempo - fast and lively.
Allegro con brio
Allegro non troppo
Musical examples where the term 'Allegro' is used:
Ode to Joy (Beginners)
Cello Suite No.1 in G major, BWV 10...
Spring from the Four Seasons (begin...
Etude in A minor Op.25 No.11 Winter...
Dance of the Flowers from the Nutcr...
Trumpet Concerto 1st mvt
Hungarian Dance No.5
Revolutionary Etude op.10 no.12
Cello Concerto No. 1 op.33 (Comple...
Symphony No. 25, K. 183 1st mvt (as...
The Four Seasons Summer, First Move...
Horn Concerto No. 4 in Eb 4th movem...
Musette in D
Theme from Romeo and Juliet Fantasy...
Dance of the reed pipes from the Nu...