Calm, peaceful

"Tranquillo" is an Italian term that translates to "calm" or "peaceful" in English, conveying the meanings of "serenity" or "quietness".

In music, "tranquillo" is used as an instruction to guide performers to play in a calm and peaceful manner, evoking a sense of tranquility and repose.

In other words, when interpreting "tranquillo", performers should aim to create a musical performance that conveys a serene and peaceful ambiance, allowing the audience to experience a sense of calm and tranquility in the music, reflecting the composed and peaceful nature of the piece being played.

Example of Tranquillo

Samuel Barber. Symphony No. 1 (III Andante tranquillo) SLSO. L.Slatkin.