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ad libitum

Ad Li-BEE-tum

[Latin, at liberty]

At the discretion of the performer; At pleasure, changing the tempo of a particular passage. A part that may be omitted if desired. It is often used in the shortened form, ad lib or Ad l.
More about tempo-terminology.

See Also

[Abbreviation] Ad l.
[Abbreviation] ad lib
[Italian] a piacere


Last Updated: 2013-03-05 21:46:51