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Definition: The Italian musical term subito, which means “quickly; suddenly,” is used alongside other musical commands to make their effects immediate and abrupt.


Examples:
Also Known As:
  • soudainement (Fr)
  • plötzlich; sofort (Ger)

Pronunciation: suh-bee'-doh (U.S.), sue-bee'-ttoh

Common Misspellings: subitto, sobito







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