American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A short concerto.
- n. The solo group in a concerto grosso.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, a small concerto.
- In music, employed in the performance of a concerto: as, a violino concertino.
- n. In a concerto grosso (which see), the group of solo instruments taken collectively.
- n. music a short concerto.
- n. music the group of solo instruments in a concerto grosso.
- n. music a section in a concerto grosso played by three instruments.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Mus.) A piece for one or more solo instruments with orchestra; -- more concise than the
- Italian, diminutive of concerto, concert; see concert. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The reduced string "concertino" episode passes by too quickly, for we might well bask in Stokowski's intimacies as well as in his grandeur.”
“It is one reason the border patrol is now installing razor sharp concertino wire on top of border fencing along this violent stretch east of the city.”
“It's one reason the Border Patrol is now installing razor sharp concertino wire on top of border fencing along this violent stretch east of the city.”
“But again, his spokesman here in Baghdad quick to clarify those comments, saying that the prime minister was objecting to a continuous concrete wall to be set up in this area, and then explaining that that was not the intent, but rather that the wall would be a mix of blast walls, concrete barriers, in some places sand barriers, other areas concertino wire, with multiple checkpoints.”
“I mean, a little concertino wire around there or something.”
“Still, they came by the hundreds to apply for a place in the Iraqi army, filing through a maze of concertino wire and blast walls set up to protect them from insurgents attacks before they've even signed up.”
“Under the watchful eyes of U.S. troops, the demonstrators lay down or sat along the concertino wire, vowing to continue to the protests and put more pressure on U.S. officials.”
“But Larcher has a surprise up his sleeve: a further concertino section consisting of electric zither, percussion, accordion and prepared piano the latter played by himself.”
“Gabiel's Oboe from "The Mission," Vivaldi's violin concerto and Chaminade's concertino for flute and orchestra.”
“The Juilliard String Quartet took the role of the Baroque concertino, or small solo group, playing in consort with the ripieno, or full orchestra.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘concertino’.
For more flower fun, see these lists:
Rose words by mollusque
Rose varieties by mollusque
Tulip Names I
Tulip Names II: You Know My Name
A Myriad of Irii
Looking for tweets for concertino.