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Breit

Definition and background:

A German term directing the musicians to perform the indicated passage of the composition with a broad tempo, or fairly slow. Similar to langsam, meaning slow, and is used to designate a tempo range from largo to lento or a metronome marking from around 40 to 60 beats per minute. See also [Fr.] lent; [Fr.] large; [Ger.] langsam; [Ger.] breit. (Ger) broadlargo

For more information on the music term "Breit" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9


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