ma non troppo

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Italian ma non troppo

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ma non troppo

  1. (music) But not too much.
    • 1992, Albert R. Rice, The Baroque Clarinet, →ISBN, page 106:
      The opening section is clearly written in the French overture style, leading into a lively Allegro ma non troppo where imitative, fanfare-like entries abound.
    • 2013, Norman Del Mar, Richard Strauss: A Critical Commentary on His Life and Works, →ISBN:
      There is some confusion over the metronome mark of the slow movement. The violin and piano reduction gives ♪=69, which is wholly inconsistent with the tempo indication 'Lento ma non troppo'.