Adagio


Adagio

Adagio (from Italian "ad agio", 'at ease') may refer to:

*Adagio, in musical notation, a tempo marking indicating that the music is to be played slowly
*A composition marked to be played adagio, e.g. Adagio for Strings
*Adagio (Apparels), A brand of apparels from India
*Adagio (Albinoni)
*Adagio (band), a French progressive metal band
*"Adagio (album)", an album by Sweetbox
*"Adagio (Solitude Aeturnus album)", an album by Solitude Aeturnus
*Adagio (software), in software, a server program for the Gnutella2 network
*Adagio (accounting software), a suite of Windows-based accounting modules by Softrak Systems Inc. for professional services and distribution companies
*Adagio (circus skill), a specific form of 2 person acrobalance or sports acrobatics
*Adagio (computer music), a text-based computer language for representing musical scores
*Adagio, an American gospel group
*Adagio, a metal band from Brazil
*Adagio Teas, an on-line gourmet tea retailer
*Adagio City Aparthotel, Self catering apartments in Paris, Monaco, Marseilles and Rome
*Adagio (computer game), a horizontally scrolling shooter from Gaping Wolf Software regarding the adventures of Karth Solemu, test pilot
*Adagio, a line that includes soft sculpture, literature, and wearable art, located in Bellingham, WA
*Adagio, the name of 21 apartment hotels in 4 countries owned by Accor Hospitality


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  • adagio — [ ada(d)ʒjo ] adv. et n. m. • 1726; mot it. « à son aise, doucement » ♦ Mus. 1 ♦ Adv. Indication de mouvement lent. 2 ♦ N. m. Un adagio : morceau ou pièce musicale à exécuter dans ce tempo. L Adagio d Albinoni. « Dans l adagio en si mineur de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • adagio — ADÁGIO adv., s.n. 1. (Indică modul de executare a unei bucăţi muzicale) În tempo lent, rar. 2. s.n. (Parte dintr o) compoziţie muzicală care se cântă într un tempo lent. ♦ Prima parte lentă, executată de doi solişti, într un balet clasic ( pas de …   Dicționar Român

  • adagio — Adj langsam (Musiktempo) per. Wortschatz fach. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus it. adagio; die Substantivierung mit der Bedeutung langsamer Satz im 18. Jh. it. adagio aus ad agio mit Gemächlichkeit, gemächlich zu it. agio Gemächlichkeit, Ruhe… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • adagio (1) — {{hw}}{{adagio (1)}{{/hw}}A avv. 1 Piano, con lentezza, senza fretta: andare, parlare, leggere adagio | Adagio –a, piano piano, a poco a poco. 2 Con cautela, con prudenza: certe decisioni vanno prese –a. B s. m. (mus.) Movimento in tempo… …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • adagio — 1. ‘Sentencia breve, por lo común de carácter moral’: «En este caso no es procedente ese adagio de que para muestra basta un botón» (Proceso [Méx.] 7.7.96). Se pronuncia [adájio]. Aunque coincide formalmente con el italianismo adagio (→ 2), nada… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • adagio — sustantivo masculino 1. Expresión breve, tradicional y frecuentemente de origen popular, de significado moralizante: Dice un antiguo adagio que no conviene moverse si no se sabe qué se debe hacer. 2. Ritmo musical lento: El adagio está entre el… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Adagio — A*da gio, a. & adv. [It. adagio; ad (L. ad) at + agio convenience, leisure, ease. See {Agio}.] (Mus.) Slow; slowly, leisurely, and gracefully. When repeated, adagio, adagio, it directs the movement to be very slow. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adagio — bezeichnet: eine Tempobezeichnung in der Musik eine französische Progressive Metal Band, siehe Adagio (Band) eine Diskothekenkette mit Filialen in Berlin, Zürich und Luzern, siehe Adagio (Diskothek) eine Form der Akrobatik eine Marke der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adagio — A*da gio, n. A piece of music in adagio time; a slow movement; as, an adagio of Haydn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adagio — »langsam, ruhig«: Die Vortragsanweisung in der Musik wurde im 17. Jh. aus gleichbed. it. adagio (eigentlich ad agio »auf bequeme Weise«, zu it. agio »Bequemlichkeit«) übernommen. Dazu: Adagio »langsames, ruhiges Musikstück« …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch