Definition of Sforzandi
1. sforzando [n] - See also: sforzando
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Literary usage of Sforzandi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1876)
"... such as that of a long crescendo culminating in a piano peculiar to him, rhythmical syncopations introduced by means of unexpected sforzandi, ifec., ..."
2. The Exemplary Theatre by Harley Granville-Barker (1922)
"... action as well — everything, indeed, that could be regulated, were our play an orchestral symphony, by time signatures, metronome markings, sforzandi, ..."
3. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1856)
"Of delicacy we observed no sign ; while the sforzandi were intenser than even under the despotic stick of Mr. Costa. So many quicken- ings and ..."
4. Life of Richard Wagner by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp, William Ashton Ellis (1906)
"Beethoven's Symphony was a fatiguing piece of exaggeration, stuck full of fierce sforzandi and ill-measured ..."
5. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1914)
"One of the most "life-giving" effects on a good modern organ is the introduction of accents and sforzandi. Practise opening the shutters very slightly, ..."
6. The Musical World (1855)
"Of delicacy we observed no sign; while the sforzandi were intenser than even under the despotic stick of Mr. Costa. ..."
7. The Musical World (1856)
"Professor Bennett, moreover, has reversed all the new readings of Herr Wagner, besides dispensing with several unnecessary " sforzandi," of Neapolitan ..."