sinfonietta

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sin·fo·niet·ta

 (sĭn′fə-nyĕt′ə, -fō-)
n.
1. A symphony that is shorter than usual or requires fewer instruments than usual.
2. A small symphony orchestra, especially one consisting of stringed instruments only.

[Italian, diminutive of sinfonia, sinfonia; see sinfonia.]

sinfonietta

(ˌsɪnfənˈjɛtə; -fəʊn-)
n
1. (Classical Music) a short or light symphony
2. (Classical Music) (capital when part of name) a small symphony orchestra
[Italian: a little symphony, from sinfonia]

sin•fo•niet•ta

(ˌsɪn fənˈyɛt ə, -foʊn-)

n., pl. -tas.
1. a small symphony orchestra, often composed solely of stringed instruments.
2. a symphony for fewer than the usual number of instruments.
[1920–25; < Italian, diminutive of sinfonia symphony]

sinfonietta

A short, light form of symphony.
Translations

sinfonietta

[ˌsɪnfənˈjetə] Nsinfonieta f

sinfonietta

n (= music)Sinfonietta f; (= orchestra)kleines Sinfonie- or Symphonieorchester
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