(redirected from accelerandi)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • adj
  • adv

Words related to accelerando

a gradually increasing tempo of music

Related Words

gradually increasing in tempo

Related Words

with increasing speed

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
While pieces from the 1970s and earlier are typically ametrical--with supple, ever-changing rhythmic configurations, grace notes, and accelerandi and ritardandi within a single beat--more recent pieces are just as likely to employ a constant underlying pulsation.
Robust features like TempoTap(TM) allow users to control the nuances of rubati, accelerandi, and ritardandi with the tap of a finger.
The sophistication of the band's playing extends to formal accelerandi built into the tune.
Its performance here showed the quality of the orchestra, but remained efficient rather than terrifying, staid, under-characterised, and with Vanska going for uncalled-for accelerandi rather than grinding awesome power.