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 (mä′ĕs-tō′sō, -zō)
adv. & adj. Music
In a majestic and stately manner. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, from maestà, majesty, greatness, from Latin māiestās; see meg- in Indo-European roots.]


(maɪˈstəʊsəʊ) music
adj, adv
(Classical Music) to be performed majestically
n, pl -sos
(Classical Music) a piece or passage directed to be played in this way
[C18: Italian: majestic, from Latin māiestās majesty]


(maɪˈstoʊ soʊ)

adj., adv.
with majesty; stately (used as a musical direction).
[1715–25; < Italian: stately, majestic]


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Dariescu's performance will also be fondly recalled, not least for a commanding interpretation of the Andante maestoso (Pas de Deux) as part of Mikhail Pletnev's arrangement of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite.
In the substantial opening maestoso, there was a lovely contrast between the fierce and punchy sections and lighter lyrical passages, while there was an adagio of great subtlety, and a very enjoyable forceful final rondo.
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2 in F Minor has three movements, with the piano dominating all but the first three or so minutes of the robust first movements, Maestoso.
Carter's markings change from Marcato back to the opening Maestoso (the opening chords now a dark fanfare) to Agitato, and then to the chilling Leggeroe Ironico of the last line.
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Bach Piano Concerto in F minor" music plus CD performance by Polina Osetinskaya and the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra of Moscow is a bargain for classical piano soloists of intermediate to advanced ability Consisting of three movements, I - Allegro Maestoso, II- Largo, and III- Presto, this is a very good value for ambitious piano soloists.
Say played famous composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso, Allegro con spirito, Andantino semplice, Prestissimo ve Tempo I" as well as "Alegro con fuco".
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