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[usually postpositive], [as submodifier] (in directions) very.‘allegro assai’
- ‘The strings players brought invigorating energy to the concluding Allegro assai.’
- ‘I also enjoyed the Finale that also follows without a break and which is marked Allegro deciso, assai moderato.’
- ‘In the Allegro assai moderato we have an impression of impish playfulness that is very much akin to Gade's own inventiveness.’
- ‘Each of the six sinfonias is in four movements with a variety of finales including a Rondeau, a Presto, a ‘Cotillon’ and the more traditional Allegro assai.’
- ‘From the opening notes of the Allegro vivace assai, the Berlin players conjured up Mozart in the best Viennese manner.’
Italian, very much.
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