sostenuto

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so·ste·nu·to

 (sō′stə-no͞o′tō, sô′-) Music
adv. & adj.
In a manner that is sustained as long as or beyond a note's full value. Used chiefly as a direction.
n. pl. so·ste·nu·tos or so·ste·nu·ti (-tē)
A sostenuto passage or movement.

[Italian, past participle of sostenere, to sustain, from Latin sustinēre; see sustain.]

sostenuto

(ˌsɒstəˈnuːtəʊ)
adj, adv
(Classical Music) music (preceded by a tempo marking) to be performed in a smooth sustained manner
[C18: from Italian, from sostenere to sustain, from Latin sustinēre to uphold]

sos•te•nu•to

(ˌsɒs təˈnu toʊ, ˌsoʊ stə-)

adj. Music.
sustained or prolonged in the time value of the tones.
[1715–25; < Italian]

sostenuto

sustained
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