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ag·i·ta·to

 (ăj′ĭ-tä′tō)
adv. & adj. Music
In a restless, agitated style. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, past participle of agitare, from Latin agitāre, to agitate; see agitate.]

agitato

(ˌædʒɪˈtɑːtəʊ)
adj, adv
(Classical Music) music (to be performed) in an agitated manner

a•gi•ta•to

(ˌædʒ ɪˈtɑ toʊ, ˌɑ dʒɪ-)

adj. Music.
agitated; restless or hurried in movement or style.
[1885–90; < Italian < Latin agitātus. See agitate]

agitato

restlessly
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It's a four-movement work with the opening Moderato espressivo and closing Presto agitato both in sonata form and Takenouchi takes the exposition repeat in both - which may pale on repetition - so that it lasts 36 minutes.
Tu, magnanimo Alfonso, il qual ritogli al furor di fortuna e guidi in porto me peregrino errante, e fra gli scogli e fra l'onde agitato e quasi aborto, queste mie carte in lieta fronte accogli, che quasi in voto a te sacrate i' porto.
One ought to be firm as a rock To venture a shake in vibrato, When fervour's expected Keep cool and collected Or never attempt agitato.
The music is highly mimetic of the film's visual aspects: an attack on a French village is accompanied by an agitato, followed by another agitato of a different tempo as the soldiers move from killing soldiers to ransacking their homes; when Joan wrests a dagger from a guard and breaks a soldier's sword with it, the percussion and brass mimic the action precisely; Furst employs a hymn-like section for a scene of Charles blessing Joan and religioso music for Joan's prayers.
Dario dormiva nel suo letto, a fianco ai genitori, posturato supino con 3-4 cuscini e le sponde per evitare le cadute, per 5-7 ore di sonno agitato, impiegava 15-30 minuti per addormentarsi a causa dell'agitazione.
A clown has his or her walk, as distinctive as a laugh--think of Chaplin's bandy waddle, Keaton's agitato shimmy.
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.
20) Three utterances of the straightforward song theme are divided by two contrasting episodes, the second of which (poco piu agitato, letter B[flat] embraces a high level of chromaticism, lunging into a modulatory B minor.
Rush Hour in Hong Kong," marked presto e agitato, is a flurry of right-hand running notes, and chords rapidly alternating between hands.
The piano was lost a little under some over-enthusiastic orchestral accompaniment in the opening extended allegro, with its cheeky Charleston nod, but elsewhere there was an exquisite bluesy brass adagio with the piano floating oh so delicately above, and a cracking allegro agitato where Wilson actually stepped off the box and into the strings to demand more shimmering passion.
oggi il cool e il saggio laconico con la barba, o schlerm, che seduto davanti a una birra quasi intatta in una bettola da beatniks, parla a voce bassa esta sulle sue, e ha ragazze che se ne stanno in silenzio e vestono di nero: lo hot, oggi, e il pazzo logorroico dagli occhi scintillanti (spesso innocente e schietto), uno svitato che corre da un bar all'altro, da una casa all'altra cercando tutti quanti, urlando, agitato, ubriaco (64).