Are there pieces that have extreme tempo markings?



Asked by: Kevin Kotun

What tempo markings very very fast?





Fast Tempo Markings

Tempo Marking Translation Beats Per Minute
Vivace Briskly, Lively and fast 156 – 176 bpm
Vivacissimo Very fast and lively, faster than Vivace 172 – 176 bpm
Allegrissimo or Allegro vivace Very Fast 172 – 176 bpm
Presto Very, very fast 168 – 200 bpm

What is the highest tempo in music?

“Thousand” was listed in Guinness World Records for having the fastest tempo in beats-per-minute (BPM) of any released single, peaking at approximately 1,015 BPM.

What in a musical piece where can we find tempo markings?

Most sheet music provides a tempo marking, which is how fast or slow you should sing a song. The marking is located at the very top of the sheet music, just below the composer and arrangers’ names and just above the written music.

What are the 3 types of tempo?

Stimuli. Instrumental music with three kinds of tempo (fast tempo: >120 bpm, presto and allegro; medium tempo: 76–120 bpm, moderato and andante; and slow tempo: 60–76 bpm, adagio and larghetto) was selected by three music professors.

How fast is Largo?





45–50 BPM

Largo – slowly (45–50 BPM) Larghetto – quite broadly (60–69 BPM) Adagio – slow and stately (66–76 BPM)

What tempo is a rabbit hopping?

Hopping Snow Rabbits is a song by Mike-EL with a tempo of 138 BPM. It can also be used half-time at 69 BPM or double-time at 276 BPM. The track runs 3 minutes and 11 seconds long with a D key and a minor mode. It has low energy and is not very danceable with a time signature of 3 beats per bar.

How much BPM is hardcore?

150 and 200 BPM

Most commercial billboard singles clock in between 118-122 BPM, whereas typical hardcore and gabber tracks sit between the BPM range.



How fast is Adagio?

55–65 BPM

Adagio – slow and stately (literally, “at ease”) (55–65 BPM) Adagietto – rather slow (65–69 BPM) Andante – at a walking pace (73–77 BPM) Moderato – moderately (86–97 BPM)

What speed is Andantino?

78–83 BPM



Andantino (music), an Italian tempo marking meaning a tempo that is slightly faster than Andante (78–83 BPM)

What is the tempo of piece?

The tempo of a piece of music is the speed of the underlying beat. Like a heartbeat, it can also be thought of as the ‘pulse’ of the music. Tempo is measured in BPM, or beats per minute. One beat every second is 60 BPM.

Which dynamic marking is the loudest?

Dynamic marking and meaning

Dynamic marking Meaning
ff Fortissimo: very loud
f Forte: loud
mf Mezzo forte: fairly loud
mp Mezzo piano: fairly quiet

What are the tempo markings from slowest to fastest?

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  • Basic Tempo Markings.
  • From slowest to fastest:
  • • Larghissimo.
  • – very, very slow. (24 bpm and under)
  • • Grave.
  • – very slow. (25–45 bpm)
  • • Largo.
  • – broadly. (40–60 bpm)

What is the highest bpm marking for Presto?

168–200 bpm

Presto – very, very fast (168–200 bpm) Prestissimo – even faster than presto (200 bpm and over) (When you get to this tempo, you usually switch to cut common time and change the beat to a half note)

How many bpm is Accelerando?

Accelerando is played at 138 Beats Per Minute (Allegro), or 46 Measures/Bars Per Minute. Time Signature: 3/4. Use our Online Metronome to practice at a tempo of 138BPM.

What are the 4 types of tempo?

What Are the Types of Tempo In Music?



Tempo Term: BPM: Meaning:
Moderato (108–120 bpm) At a moderate speed
Allegro (120–156 bpm) Fast, quick, and bright
Vivace (156–176 bpm) Lively and fast
Presto (168–200 bpm) Very, very fast

What tempo is Vivace?

Vivace – lively and fast, over 140 BPM (which generally indicates a fast movement)

What are the examples of tempo?

Here are some examples of tempo markings that you will commonly find in sheet music:

  • Grave means Slow and Solemn.
  • Lento/Largo means Very Slow.
  • Adagio means Slow.
  • Andante means Walking Pace.
  • Moderato means Quite Quickly.
  • Allegro means Fast.
  • Presto means Very Fast.