con amore

con a·mo·re

 (kŏn′ ə-môr′ē, kōn′ ä-mō′rā)
1. Music Lovingly; tenderly. Used chiefly as a direction.
2. With devotion or zeal.

[Italian : con, with + amore, love.]
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con amore

(kɒn æˈmɔːrɪ)
adj, adv
(Classical Music) music (to be performed) lovingly
[C19: from Italian: with love]
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con a•mo•re

(kɒn əˈmɔr i, -ˈmɔr eɪ, -ˈmoʊr i, -ˈmoʊr eɪ, koʊn)
tenderly (used esp. as a musical direction).
[1730–40 < Italian: literally, with love]
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As the story of 'Agnes Grey' was accused of extravagant over-colouring in those very parts that were carefully copied from the life, with a most scrupulous avoidance of all exaggeration, so, in the present work, I find myself censured for depicting CON AMORE, with 'a morbid love of the coarse, if not of the brutal,' those scenes which, I will venture to say, have not been more painful for the most fastidious of my critics to read than they were for me to describe.
She sat and cried con amore as her uncle intended, but it was con amore fraternal and no other.
The song of the oyster, though not silenced, was diminuendo con amore .
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VC has been showering OD con amore, along with a slew of expensive gifts.
This book has clearly been written con amore, but it is the churlish duty of the reviewer to draw attention to some factual imperfections such as suggesting the Overture is in French style, the text for the Te Deum is from the Bible, and a couple of dates of performance, amongst other factual and textual details.
Mezzo forte had been achieved con amore and we continued our crescendo to the main course.
She could sight-read, and she could play, con amore, pieces with those chords that use up all your fingers at the same time.
The illustrious designer had created exotically edgy costumes for Bojart on a dozen ballets that were re-created for the show, Grazie Gianni con Amore, performed by Bejart Ballet Lausanne (above).
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