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What is Andante cantabile?


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December 02, 2007 6:37AM

Andante is a tempo marking meaning a moderate tempo in music. I believe Andante means walking. Cantabile is a direction to play the piece of music in a singing manner. Therefore, Andante Cantabile means to play a piece of music at a moderate tempo with a singing effect.