Hobbies Playing Music The Tranquillo Meaning In Music Share PINTEREST Email Print Jacques LOIC/Getty Images Playing Music Playing Piano Tutorials Piano Chords Buying Advice Music Education Playing Guitar Home Recording By Brandy Kraemer Updated on 06/03/17 Tranquillo means to play in a calm and relaxed tempo, at about 80 BPM. Tranquillo translates to "tranquilly; calmly." BPM of Tranquillo: ≈80 beats per minute; in the adagietto/andante range. Synonyms of Tranquillo: tranquillamente; pacifico (It) tranquille (Fr) ruhig (Ger) Pronunciation: trahn-KWEE-loh Commands Similar to Tranquillo: moderato - to play in a reasonable, “moderate” tempo; also used in musical titles. solenne - literally "solemn"; to play with quiet reflection. Solenne is commonly seen in the titles of musical compositions, as in the first movement of Busoni's Piano Concerto in C, Op. 39 – Prologo e Introito: Allegro, dolce e solenne. tempo ordinario - play in a moderate speed; an "normal, ordinary tempo." larghetto - somewhat slow; slightly faster than largo. More Italian Music Commands: : "from nothing"; to gradually bring notes out of complete silence, or a crescendo that rises slowly from nowhere. decrescendo: to gradually decrease the volume of the music. A decrescendo is seen in sheet music as a narrowing angle, and is often marked decresc. delicato: “delicately”; to play with a light touch and an airy feel. : very sweetly; to play in a particularly delicate manner. Dolcissimo is a superlative of "dolce." leggiero / leggiermente: “lightly; delicately.” May refer to volume, articulation, and/or physical technique. Leggierissimo means to play extremely lightly.