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concertante

(ˌkɒntʃəˈtæntɪ) music
adj
(Classical Music) characterized by contrasting alternating tutti and solo passages
n, pl -ti (-tɪ)
(Classical Music) a composition characterized by such contrasts
[C18: from Italian, from concertare to perform a concert, from concerto concert]
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The Complete Music for Violin and Orchestra 2-4 (Concerto da camera H 285, Concerto for Violin and Piano H 342, Czech Rhapsody H 307A, Suite concertante H 276, H 276A, Rhapsody-Concerto H 337, Violin Concerto No.
Haydn Wood was a prolific composer of orchestral music, including 15 suites, nine rhapsodies, eight overtures, three concertante pieces and nearly 50 other assorted works - including 180 individual songs.
The first, led by a leisurely version of Balanchine's Symphonie Concertante, was otherwise negligible.
He didn't use me in the ballets for a while, then put me in Symphonie Concertante.
Totally different was the lithe pastoralism of the Trio Concertante for string trio and string orchestra by James Francis Brown, who introduced the premiAre of this Presteigne Festival commission as "holiday music".
Something I cannot honestly say about the Grand Duo Concertante for Violin, Double Bass and Strings by the 19th-century Italian bassist and conductor Giovanni Bottesini.
A composition which obviously meant much to him, it quotes and prefigures several of his other concerted pieces, not least the equally superb Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola which immediately precedes it.
The Sanctus binds the work together, blending major/minor third/fifth harmonies and rich part writing with emphatic triadic homophony and solo writing for both concertante instruments.
He busked his way through a concert he should have cancelled, even getting a substitute to play his part in Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante.
The audience was treated to a varied programme consisting of a Mozart Sinfonia Concertante, Beethoven 9th Symphony and a piece by Mr Touchin entitled the Coventry Suite, especially written for this concert.
LONDON CONCERTANTE (pictured right) launch the new season with a specially selected programme of chamber works in Middlesbrough Theatre on Sunday; while the energetic woodwind quintet ZEPHYR are Darlington Music Society's guests in the town's arts centre tomorrow night.
The program will include Rossini's William Tell Overture; the second movement of Prokofiev's Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra with Su Jin Lee cello soloist; and the first, fourth and fifth movements of Berlioz's Symponie Fantastique.