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concerto


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concerto  \Con*cer"to\  (?;  It  ?),  n.;  pl  {Concertos}.  [It.  See 
  {Concert},  n.]  (Mus.) 
  A  composition  (usually  in  symphonic  form  with  three 
  movements)  in  which  one  instrument  (or  two  or  three)  stands 
  out  in  bold  relief  against  the  orchestra,  or  accompaniment, 
  so  as  to  display  its  qualities  or  the  performer's  skill. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concerto 
  n  :  a  composition  for  orchestra  and  a  soloist 




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