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(of tempo) as fast as possible

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extremely fast

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G-centered; G2-G[flat]4; Tess: H, M; 12/8, 9/8, 15/8, 9/8, 18/8, Prestissimo ([crotchet].
Il Neorealismo, pero, e finito subito, prestissimo.
Franklin's miraculous healing shrub, and building the tempo to a boisterous prestissimo at the closing moments of the anything-but-silent auction.
Say played famous composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso, Allegro con spirito, Andantino semplice, Prestissimo ve Tempo I" as well as "Alegro con fuco".
No obstante, el esteta checo toma literalmente los movimientos musicales en su hipotiposis explicativa de sus anacronias novelescas: adagio, moderato, presto y prestissimo (Kundera, El arte 101-102) que corresponderian, respectivamente, al cuarteto genettiano pausa, escena, sumario y elipsis:
Cerca de su ocaso tuvo entereza para narrar su aproximacion al fin, en el libro Finale prestissimo, cuyos autores, segun expresa advertencia suya, fueron el mismo y la doctora Susana Quintanilla, integrante de la Division de Investigacion Educativa del Centro de Investigacion y Estudios Avanzados (Cinvestav) del Instituto Politecnico Nacional.
Carl Scott is president (or il Presidente, as he sometimes goes by) of chamber member Prestissimo Window Cleaning Co.
Like all farce, however, this is a deceptively difficult play to bring off and while the stagecraft and the pace of Leighton Hirst's production are creditable, I feel that if The Man With Two Gaffers were to work really well, the tempo would have to be increased to prestissimo and the levels of mannerism and exaggeration pushed to the extreme.
Este presto o prestissimo movimiento termina con el escape del narrador y con el suicidio de Manuela.
My heart sank when I saw the section and chapter headings: ACT ONE: Scherzo; Adagio; Agitato; Prestissimo,etc.
With my deadline approaching, something had to be done, so I mentioned the magic words "obstruction" and "criminal prosecution" and, hey prestissimo, the grins slipped and they reluctantly moved their lorry.
The best was a thrilling variation for Lauren Jonas (company director) that summoned levels of daring just this side of knife-throwing: terrifying pirouettes, prestissimo, changing position through various attitudes, finishing on the floor in a swan pose, preening, quiet, stunning.
I am reminded of rule number nine of Strauss's not-quite-to-be-taken-seriously Ten Golden Rules for the Album of a Young Conductor: "When you think you have reached the limits of prestissimo, double the pace.
which he explains as `swift' in the 1687 print and which he combines with the tempo indications Allegro, Presto and Prestissimo in a number of pieces found in the volume.