Definition of Ritards
1. ritard [n] - See also: ritard
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ritards
Literary usage of Ritards
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... flave with his hatchet, and who afterwards intended to have murdered the Spa~ ritards. I looked upon their cafe to have been ..."
2. Music: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and by William Smythe Babcock Mathews (1900)
"A few easy polkas and waltzes without ritards are what he wants. The Royal orchestra give a series of ten concerts each winter un- ..."
3. Music in the Church by Peter Christian Lutkin (1910)
"Furthermore, the habit of singing the responses with expression and with exaggerated ritards and diminuendos is a piece of sentimentality that is without ..."
4. Public School Orchestras and Bands by Glenn Howard Woods (1920)
"In studying a composition in which ritards occur, practise approaching the ritard in tempo, make the ritard and then resume the tempo of the movements. ..."
5. Well-known Piano Solos, how to Play Them by Charles W. Wilkinson, Edward Ellsworth Hipsher (1915)
"Also note the rubato, as shown by the seven ritards. This portion, and more especially the coda, give a player the opportunity of really showing what can be ..."