Definitions

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  • n. A Sicilian dance, resembling the pastorale, set to a slow and graceful melody in 12-8 or 6-8 measure.
  • n. The music to this dance.

Etymologies

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Italian

Examples

  • Sapio Bartelletti, La cucina siciliana nobile e popolare, Milan, 1980.

    Delizia!

  • Coria, Profumi di Sicilia: Il libro della cucina siciliana, Palermo, 1981.

    Delizia!

  • Novella popolare siciliana pubblicata ed illustrata a cura di Francesco Sabatini.

    Italian Popular Tales

  • I recollect only the sword-fish, a local speciality, and (as crowning glory) the _cassata alla siciliana, _ a glacial symphony, a multicoloured ice of commingling flavours, which requires far more time to describe than to devour.

    Old Calabria

  • C Major Variation V and the concluding siciliana will not assuage the mortal coil that surrounds this fateful work which Beethoven, too, found powerfully compelling.

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  • After the almost funereal beginning of the first movement, the clarinets introduce a lyric second theme, which is treated in the graceful manner of a siciliana.

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  • You know Perahia will leap lightly over Brahms's formidable technical hurdles, and it was good to have each variation so strongly characterised, whether poetic reverie, dancing siciliana or brilliant virtuoso display.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • The concerti themselves have such delicacy in the dance movements, and a wide variety of moods elsewhere, from the sad siciliana to the most effervescent of optimism in some of the allegros.

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  • - J.S. Bach - Concerto for 3 harpsichords, strings & b.c. in D minor BWV 1063 - II Alla siciliana

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  • Sonata In F For Recorder And Continuo: Alla siciliana

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