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What does Allegro vivace mean?

Allegro – fast, quickly, and bright (120–156 bpm) (molto allegro is slightly faster than allegro, but always in its range) Vivace – lively and fast (156–176 bpm) Vivacissimo – very fast and lively (172–176 bpm) Allegrissimo or Allegro vivace – very fast (172–176 bpm) Presto – very, very fast (168–200 bpm)

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Similarly, what does Vivace mean in music?

Definition. The Italian musical term vivace, lit. “lively,” is an indication to play in a very quick, upbeat tempo; “lively.”

what is the order of tempos from slowest to fastest? From slowest to fastest: Larghissimo – very, very slow (19 BPM and under) Grave – slow and solemn (20–40 BPM) Lento – slowly (40–45 BPM)

Subsequently, question is, what are the types of tempo?

Basic tempo markings

  • Larghissimo — very, very slow (20 bpm and below)
  • Grave — slow and solemn (20–40 bpm)
  • Lento — slowly (40–60 bpm)
  • Largo — broadly (40–60 bpm)
  • Larghetto — rather broadly (60–66 bpm)
  • Adagio — slow and stately (literally, "at ease") (66–76 bpm)
  • Adagietto — rather slow (70–80 bpm)
  • Andante moderato — a bit slower than andante.

What is considered fast BPM?

Larghetto (less slow) is 60–66 BPM. Adagio (moderately slow) is 66–76 BPM. Andante (walking speed) is 76–108 BPM. Moderato (moderate) is 108–120 BPM. Allegro (fast) is 120–168 BPM.

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