Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tempo mark directing that a recitative is to be accompanied by the orchestra.
  • n. A passage having this mark.
  • adv. Accompanied by the orchestra.
  • adj. Describing a passage having this mark.

Etymologies

Italian (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.