pianississimo


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pianississimo

(ˌpɪənɪsˈɪsɪməʊ) music
adj
(Classical Music) (of a piece of music) to be played even more quietly or softly than pianissimo; abbreviated as ppp
adv
(Classical Music) even more quietly or softly than pianissimo; abbreviated as ppp

pianississimo

as softly as possible
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Lecuona uses a wide range of dynamics from pianississimo to fortississimo that are suggestive of parade movement.
But (from the seats at the rear of the Abbey, anyway) the woodwinds were generally inaudible within the orchestral texture, and the chorus's first entry - that spine-tingling Aufersteh'n - was, presumably of necessity, far from Mahler's whispered pianississimo.
However, Sergei Bortkiewicz's name, misspelled as "Bortikievich" in 1973, continues to appear in its erroneous form, and anyone searching for Sergei Taneyev may or may not find him under the transliteration of "Taneive." A major work by Donald Martino, Pianississimo, has been demoted to "Pianissimo."