tempo

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rate of motion or performance

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(music) the speed at which a composition is to be played

the rate of some repeating event

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It is a movement marked allegro assai, but it was played prestissimo.
"King Lear," an upsetting allegro assai, is the opus's raggedly beautiful gem.
After a brief Largo, the opening Allegro is cheerful and bouncy enough; that is followed by two middle movements of mediocre quality, a Larghetto and a Minuetto; concluding with the best segment, the Allegro assai, which finally injects a little life into the piece.
The Tito overture is Italian, in three movements: allegro assai, allegretto, allegro assai.
It has a slow introduction coloured by the tonic minor (should the lower auxiliary G's in bar 12 be G[sharp]'s?) and a spirited Allegro assai by no means dominated by the top line; a triple time Andante whose lyricism, full orchestral sonorities and sure control of harmony are particularly impressive; and a 2/4 finale that ends unexpectedly, almost quizzically, in a piano dynamic.