giocoso


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giocoso

(dʒɒˈkəʊsəʊ)
adj
(Music, other) music joyful or playful

giocoso

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The opera premiered on October 29, 1787 and was billed as a drama giocoso, which means it is a serious opera with a bit of comic action -- but also expect some melodrama and supernatural elements.
In Gaetano Donizetti's 1832 romantic comedy, known in Italian as "melodramma giocoso," however, the love potion seems to operate the opposite way from the familiar tinctures in many other stories.
Galuppi occupied a prominent position in Venetian musical life as choirmaster of San Marco and two ospedali, achieved international fame with his prodigious operatic output, and contributed to the development of the dramma giocoso through his midcentury collaborations with the playwright Carlo Goldoni.
The opening descent immediately leads to a giocoso theme played by bassoons, the central idea of the first movement of Orchestra III that begins the main section of the score.
E una forma di giocoso duello a colpi di occhiate fra l'astuto operaio Cimutti, tutta forza e abilita fisica, che riconosce un padrone incapace e pigro, e il padrone che e consapevole della furbizia del dipendente ma che non puo controllarlo.
CBSO/Tchaikovsky's Pathetique Symphony Hall IF Saint-Saens' G minor piano concerto were an opera it would be, like Mozart's Don Giovanni, a dramma giocoso.
The concerto follows the usual quick-slow-quick pattern, Allegro Deciso, Lente e mesto and finally Allegro Giocoso.
The vascular to-ing and fro-ing of the allegro giocoso (the final movement), may be among the most frequently recorded, played and generally sampled works in the repertoire for virtuoso violin.
There were demonstrations from Solihull Fire Fighters, the Navy and a local martial arts group plus more acts from Learning Curves, Molly Wilson, Stagecoach, Encore Academy, Giocoso, Line dancing, PressuriZe and Dorridge Music School, plus a display of Classic Cars and a Dog Show.
The title of the congress was Los siete mundos de Martin y Soler (The Seven Worlds of Martin y Soler), and it included sessions on opera in Spain in the second half of the 18th century; Naples and opera seria; opera buffa in North Italy; dramma giocoso in Vienna; Italian opera in London; Russian, French and Italian opera in St Petetsburg; and ballet music.
The Allegro giocoso for strong quartet was written two years earlier (1894), and was originally the finale fourth movement of the 2nd Quartet, op.
Concerts will highlight a variety of soloists including Gunnery Sergeant Mark Jenkins performing Vladimir Cosma's Giocoso from Euphonium Concerto, flutist Staff Sergeant Ellen Dooley playing "Bossa merengova" from Sonata Latino by British composer Mike Mower, and baritone vocalist Gunnery Sergeant Kevin Bennear performing a tribute to Mario Lanza including the well-known "Be My Love" and "With a Song in My Heart.