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 (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.
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Come evitare di far pasticci sull'economia sociale di mercato, in "Il Foglio", August 26th.
El 26 de enero de 1944, cuando ya Giovanna habia abandonado Casarsa, Pasolini escribe a Serra: Ho passato con lei molti bei giorni poetici, e fatto belle discussioni, ma in compenso in quanti pasticci mi ha messo qui in paese
A study by Bellomo, Coccetta, Pasticci, Rossi, and Selvi (2015) found that psychological counseling reduced IWG by improving self-confidence, not by decreasing xerostomia.
90] encontrados (1,00 [micron]g/mL para cada uno) son ligeramente menores a los manifestados por Pasticci y cols.
28) Pasticci M; Moretti A; Stagni G; Ravasio V; Soavi L; Raglio A.
She thus reconciled the baroque taste for variety and complementarity offered by pasticci with the new paradigm of integration and unity.
Pasticci were mostly concessions to the dominance of the singers and were often assembled by substituting arias in an existing work or by star singers using favorite arias from analogous situations in other operas.
But the large body of English adaptations are too closely derivative from Goldoni's originals to be justifiably categorized as pasticci.
I have tacitly eliminated pasticci to which Goldoni's original libretti have contributed only a false title, a scene, or an example of a widely-used traditional structure.
Ma torna anche perche vuole fuggire dai suoi pasticci sentimentali in cui non sa piu districarsi.
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.
The first was 'Ezio' the second 'Berenice', both so-called pasticci of different masters, the third 'Adriano in Syria', newly composed by Signor Bach.