Con larghezza

With breadth

"Con larghezza" is an Italian expression that translates to "with breadth" or "with broadness" in English, conveying the meanings of "expansiveness" or "openness".

In music, "con larghezza" is an instruction used to guide performers to play with a broad and spacious quality, evoking a sense of expansiveness and unhurried pacing.

In other words, when interpreting "con larghezza", performers should aim to create a musical performance that feels open and expansive, allowing the audience to experience a sense of breadth and unhurried flow in the music, emphasizing the spaciousness and deliberate pacing of the piece being played.

Example of Con larghezza

Teresa Carreño: String Quartet in B Minor - II. Andante con larghezza