Definition of ma non troppo in English:

ma non troppo

adverb

Music
  • But not too much.

    ‘allegro ma non troppo’
    • ‘The prominent opening theme, marked nobilmente, ma non troppo, is said to depict his 1909 Derby winner, Minoru.’
    • ‘The Adagio ma non troppo gives some hint of the agony he endured as the weary months of combat yielded their slaughter.’
    • ‘The moderato, leading into the allegro, ma non troppo, comes with such tastefully conceived phrasing and smooth quality that there is now the kind of near-perfection that gives an idea of what these two musicians are capable of together.’
    • ‘He conquered the full tonal and dynamic range of the Adagio, ma non troppo.’
    • ‘The short fugal opening movement is followed by the second, titled ‘Adagio ma non troppo.’’

Origin

Italian.

Pronunciation:

ma non troppo

/ˈmä nän ˈträpō/