YourClassical Adventures

The Slow Lento

When you see the term 'lento,' you can plan on hearing a slow, beautiful performance.Ralph Ravy-Kayden/Unsplash

Episode 60 - The Slow Lento


YourClassical Adventures: Episode 60 - Lento

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November 13, 2021

Lento music can feel like a relaxing afternoon watching the clouds slowly drift by.

Episode 60 playlist

Franz Liszt: Liebestraum No. 3 — Music played at a lento tempo sounds slow and relaxed.

LISTEN — Franz Liszt:Liebestraum No. 3

Ludwig Van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 - 3rd mvt, Lento — Do slow pieces like this make you feel relaxed, sad or dreamy?

LISTEN — Ludwig Van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 - 3rd mvt, Lento

Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12 - 2nd mvt, Lento — This first movement is titled, Lento. Does it sound like the beginning of a story?

LISTEN — Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12 - 2nd mvt, Lento

Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet No. 12

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