Tempo marks

Music Glossary: tempo indication, metronome.

The tempo indication and metronome mark can be set with the \tempo command:

\relative {
  \time 3/4
  \tempo "Andante"
  a'4 a a
  \time 6/8
  \tempo 4. = 96
  a4. a
  \time 4/4
  \tempo "Presto" 4 = 120
  a4 a a a
}

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