Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In music, very lively: noting passages to be rendered with great rapidity and brilliancy.

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  • _Presto_, _prestissimo_, _vivacissimo_, and _prestissimo possibile_ -- the most rapid tempo possible.

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  • "Christabel," more than anything of Coleridge, is composed like music; you might set at the side of each section, especially of the opening, _largo, vivacissimo_, and, as the general expression signature, _tempo rubato_.

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  • It breaks out again _vivacissimo accelerando_ when Miss

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  • Allegro vivacissimo having been made, Chung advances upon the frenzy she will attain quite stealthily, then the wild dance can begin in earnest.

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  • SCHERZO, vivacissimo, from Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major Op. 19, transcription for violin

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  • Symphony, he segued the vivacissimo third movement into a majestic, powerful finale (this was not in itself an innovation; Beethoven had done the same in his Fifth Symphony).

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  • Filename (2009) music of ostrava days live (disc 2) \01 - ligeti, györgy - concerto for violin and orchestra - i.praeludium. vivacissimo luminoso (attacca). wav

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  • _prestissimo_ (superlative of _presto_) _vivacissimo_ (superlative of _vivace_) _allegrissimo_ (superlative of _allegro_) _prestissimo possibile_ (hypersuperlative of _presto_)

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