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con·cer·to

 (kən-chĕr′tō)
n. pl. con·cer·tos or con·cer·ti (-tē)
A composition for an orchestra and one or more solo instruments, typically in three movements.

[Italian, concert; see concert.]
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concerto

(kənˈtʃɛətəʊ)
n, pl -tos or -ti (-tɪ)
1. (Classical Music) a composition for an orchestra and one or more soloists. The classical concerto usually consisted of several movements, and often a cadenza. See also sonata1, symphony1
2. (Classical Music) another word for ripieno
[C18: from Italian: concert]
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con•cer•to

(kənˈtʃɛr toʊ, -ˈtʃɜr-)

n., pl. -tos, -ti (-ti)
a musical composition usu. in three movements for one or more solo instruments and orchestra.
[1720–30; < Italian, <concertare; see concert (v.)]
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concerto

concert
1. 'concerto'

A concerto /kən'tʃeətəʊ/ is a piece of classical music written for one or more solo instruments and an orchestra.

...Beethoven's Violin Concerto.
2. 'concert'

Note that you do not call a performance of music given by musicians a 'concerto'. You call it a concert /'kɒnsət/.

She had gone to the concert that evening.
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concerto

A work for a solo instrument, with orchestral accompaniment.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.concerto - a composition for orchestra and a soloist
classical, classical music, serious music - traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
concerto grosso - a baroque composition for orchestra and a group of solo instruments
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Translations
قِطْعَة موسيقيه حِواريّهكُونْشيرتو
koncert
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konsertto
koncert
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konsert
コンチェルト
협주곡
koncerts
koncert
musikstycke
bản concertocông xéc tôcông-xéc-tô

concerto

[kənˈtʃɛətəʊ] N (concertos, concerti (pl)) [kənˈtʃɛətiː]concierto m
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concerto

[kənˈtʃɛərtəʊ] nconcerto mconcert promoter npromoteur/trice m/fconcert tour ntournée f de concertsconcert venue nlieu m de concert
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concerto

nKonzert nt, → Concerto nt
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concerto

[kənˈtʃɛətəʊ] nconcerto
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concerto

(kənˈtʃəːtəu) plural conˈcertos noun
a piece of music written for one or more solo instruments and orchestra. a piano concerto.
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concerto

كُونْشيرتو koncert koncert Concerto κοντσέρτο concierto konsertto concerto koncert concerto コンチェルト 협주곡 concerto konsertstykke koncert composição musical, concerto концерт musikstycke การเล่นเพลงคลาสสิคที่มีนักร้องเดี่ยวหนึ่งหรือมากกว่าหนึ่งคน konçerto bản concerto 协奏曲
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"There are pieces which you feel completely different about, even after six months, but this concerto to me has never been one of them.
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