scherzando

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scher·zan·do

 (skĕrt-sän′dō) Music
adv. & adj.
In a light playful manner. Used chiefly as a direction.
n. pl. scher·zan·dos
A scherzando passage.

[Italian, gerund of scherzare, to joke, from Old Italian; see scherzo.]

scherzando

(skɛəˈtsændəʊ) music
adj, adv
(Music, other) to be performed in a light-hearted manner
n, pl -di (-diː) or -dos
(Music, other) a movement, passage, etc, directed to be performed in this way
[Italian, literally: joking. See scherzo]

scher•zan•do

(skɛrtˈsɑn doʊ, -ˈsæn-)

adj.
playful; sportive (used as a musical direction).
[1805–15; < Italian, ger. of scherzare to joke]
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