Definition of molto in English:

molto

adverb

Music
  • (in directions) very.

    ‘molto maestoso’
    [postpositive], [as submodifier] ‘allegro molto’
    • ‘In molto legato playing, we listen for the creation of a third sound as two keys become one before releasing the first key.’
    • ‘In the center exercises, he liked extremes in tempos - molto allegro or super-slow adagio.’
    • ‘The third movement, adagio molto e cantabile, was just that: delicate, lyrical throughout.’
    • ‘For example, the song ‘Dear Eileen, I'm Going to Leave You’ is written in minor with a molto lento tempo.’
    • ‘The ensuing Allegro is a joyous rush that seems rather molto vivace - and ends in a rather strange muddle of instruments for several bars.’

Origin

Italian, from Latin multus much.

Pronunciation:

molto

/ˈmōlˌtō//ˈmôl-/