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  • n. Plural form of scherzo.

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Examples

  • In the past few months I have also been listening a lot to Chopin scheros scherzi?

    The Musical Reckoning Cometh: Your favorite tunes vs. your Most Played « The Retort

  • D si a questo punto devi farti perdonareā€¦scherzi a parte se ti interessa abbiamo anche qualche making of del nostro lavoro e ci farebbe molto piacere poterlo mostrare sul tuo blog che seguiamo costantemente.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Coffee Break

  • Un articolo del Guardian che cerca di allarmarmi dicendo che molti elettori che voterebbero Obama potrebbero trovare di non avere il diritto di voto - e io che sto qua bellina bellina con la mia spilla Obama '08 sul serio pronta a festeggiare il 5 novembre, non mi possono fare questi scherzi...speriamo che si sbaglino!

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Even at best, in the Hiller variations, in some of the string trios and organ fugues, some of his grave adagios, even in some of his sardonic and turbulent scherzi (perhaps his most original contributions), his art is rather more a refinement on another art than

    Musical Portraits Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers

  • She could think of no tunes but dances -- andantes turned scherzi, the Handelian largo became a Castilian tango.

    We Can't Have Everything

  • Among his early compositions there figure his scherzi, as he called them, little lyrics of which some were amorous and others of varied import, and which were scattered broadcast through the land in manuscript form.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • But his distinguishing feature, his "dominating gift," was that of prophecy, especially in foretelling the deaths of children, "which he almost always accompanied with jocular words _ (scherzi) _ on his lips."

    Old Calabria

  • The valses are the most objective of the Chopin works, and in few of them is there more than a hint of the sullen, Sargasson seas of the nocturnes and scherzi.

    Chopin : the Man and His Music

  • Notwithstanding the grandeur and beauty of the grave, the power and passion of the scherzo, this Sonata in B flat minor is not more a sonata than it is a sequence of ballades and scherzi.

    Chopin : the Man and His Music

  • Yet those who love Italy love its old-fashioned gardens, the shady walks, the deep box-hedges, the stiff little summer-houses, the fragments of old statues at the corners, and even the 'scherzi d'acqua,' which are little surprises of fine water-jets that unexpectedly send a shower of spray into the face of the unwary.

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2 Studies from the Chronicles of Rome

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  • Excellent Scrabble/Lexulous word :)

    April 5, 2011