Definition of Ritornels

1. ritornel [n] - See also: ritornel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ritornels

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

Literary usage of Ritornels

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mona Lisa: An Opera in Two Acts by Max von Schillings, Beatrice Dovsky (1914)
"ritornels I know beyond all telling, Hand them out for any price that's ... ritornels I know beyond computing, Pour them out at feet of lovely women, ..."

2. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"The symphonies and ritornels may be played by a great number of instruments; ... During the ritornels the four principal dancers are to perform a ballet, ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"In the ' Liebesbotschaft,' the rhythm is not ею strongly marked, but the ritornels are longer and more frequent, and form a charming feature in that ..."

4. The Standard Oratorios: Their Stories, Their Music, and Their Composers; a by George Putnam Upton (1886)
"During the ritornels the four principal dancers accompanied them in " a ballet enlivened with capers," and at the close of the performance stanzas were sung ..."

5. A Concise History of Music: From the Commencement of the Christian Era to by Henry George Bonavia Hunt (1901)
"During the ritornels the four principal dancers are to perform a ballet, 'saltato con capriole,' enlivened by capers or entrechats, without singing, ..."

6. A Concise History of Music: From the Commencement of the Christian Era to by Henry George Bonavia Hunt (1890)
"During the ritornels the four principal dancers are to perform a ballet, ' saltato con capriole,' enlivened by capers or entrechats, without singing, ..."

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