Allegro Assai

To play at a very fast tempo

Allegro assai is a tempo marking commonly used in music performance, indicating that the music should be played at a very fast tempo, making the piece lively and passionate. This marking usually appears at the beginning or middle of a piece to convey the dynamic and energetic qualities of the music to the performer and listener.

Example of Allegro Assai

Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005: IV. Allegro assai

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