Classical Music/Tempo

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gtB3AT8wjU

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What do you think the tempo of this piece is?
Can you please explain why?

Answer
This song seems to be quarter note equals 100 beats per minute. I would call that Andante (walking speed), but my metronome calls that allegretto (a little quick).  Tempo markings are usually just an estimate unless the composer gives a metronome marking.
Hope that helps!

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