pasticcio

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pas·tic·cio

 (pă-stē′chō, -chē-ō, pä-)
n. pl. pas·tic·ci (-chē)
A work or style produced by borrowing fragments, ingredients, or motifs from various sources; a potpourri.

[Italian, from Vulgar Latin *pastīcium, pasty; see patisserie.]

Pastiche, Pasticcio

 a medley, potpourri or hotchpotch; an opera made up of various pieces; a picture based on another’s design or style.
Examples: pasticcio of gauzes, pins and ribbons, 1785; our operas begin tomorrow with a pasticcio full of my favourite songs—Walpole, 1752.
References in periodicals archive ?
Susanna Pasticci, "La traviata en travesti: Rivisitazioni del testo verdiano nella nmsica strumentale ottocentesca," Studi verdiani 14 (1999): 118-87; Massimo Agostinelli, "Giovanni Ricordi e la chitarra," Il Fronimo 37, no.
Their omission in Best's critical editions is perplexing, since both are listed in volume 3 of the H[ddot{a}]ndel-Handbuch: Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis: Instrumentalmusik, Pasticci und Fragmente (ed.