Stringendo vs. Accelerando

By Jaxson

  • Accelerando

    Accelerando is a 2005 science fiction novel consisting of a series of interconnected short stories written by British author Charles Stross. As well as normal hardback and paperback editions, it was released as a free e-book under the CC BY-NC-ND license. Accelerando won the Locus Award in 2006, and was nominated for several other awards in 2005 and 2006, including the Hugo, Campbell, Clarke, and British Science Fiction Association Awards.

  • Stringendo (noun)

    A passage in music to be played gradually faster; a section of music with in which the tempo slowly increases.

  • Stringendo (adverb)

    Played with gradually increasing tempo.

  • Accelerando (noun)

    A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played at an increasing speed.

  • Accelerando (noun)

    A passage having this mark.

  • Accelerando (noun)

    or exponential advancement or development (of a thing).

  • Accelerando (adverb)

    with a gradual increase in speed


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