Definition of Ritornellos

1. Noun. (plural of ritornello) ¹



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Definition of Ritornellos

1. ritornello [n] - See also: ritornello

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ritornellos

ritardandos
ritards
rite
riteless
ritenuto
ritenutos
rites
ritodrine
ritonavir
ritonavirs
ritornel
ritornelli
ritornello
ritornellos (current term)
ritornels
rits
ritt
ritted
ritter
ritter disease
ritters
ritting
rittmannite
ritts
ritual
ritual Ten Commandments
ritual abuses

Literary usage of Ritornellos

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1. The Oxford History of Music by William Henry Hadow (1905)
"Terzett in C, and Finale in E minor and major, remarkable for its use of the trombones. Extensive and good use is made of ritornellos before and after the ..."

2. The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven by Alexander Wheelock Thayer (1921)
"Haydn composed accompaniments for a volume of Scottish songs for Napier, a London publisher, without ritornellos or violoncello; he wrote as Beethoven wrote ..."

3. The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven by Alexander Wheelock Thayer (1921)
"Haydn composed accompaniments for a volume of Scottish songs for Napier, a London publisher, without ritornellos or violoncello; he wrote as Beethoven wrote ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... the aria style, when he had not only purged it of what had become the stereotyped ideas of ritornellos and vocal flourishes, but animated it by the new ..."

5. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1895)
"We must bear in mind that these opening and middle symphonies, with the ritornellos, are one of the great features of difference between the two schools of ..."

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