Entertainment / Ballet / Adagio
Adagio: ADAGE (French), ADAGIO (Italian) In song,Adagio means 'slowly', and in ballet it means slow, enfolding movements. In a classical ballet class, the Adagio portion of the lesson concentrates o . . . View Full Definition
Tempo: Rate of speed or pace of music. Tempo markings are traditionally given in Italian: common markings include grave (solemn: very, very slow): largo (broad: very slow): adagio (quite slow): and . . . View Full Definition
Grand Pas Daction: Literally, big or large step. A Grand pas is a suite of individual dances that serves as a showpiece for lead dancers, demi-soloists, and possibly the corps de ballet. In the context of a fu . . . View Full Definition
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