moderato ( plural moderatos ) ( music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played at a moderate tempo . Synonym: comodo. ( music) A passage having this mark.
Definition of moderato. : moderate —used as a direction in music to indicate tempo.
The Italian musical command moderato is an indication to play in a reasonable, moderate tempo; lit. "moderate." BPM of Moderato: 108-120 beats per minute ; between andante and allegro .
Andante means a "walking" tempo. Moderato means a "moderate" tempo, or when used as a modifier, it means to perform the other tempo direction to a "moderate" degree.