Definition of Sforzati

1. sforzato [n] - See also: sforzato



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sforzati

seyon
seys
seysure
seysures
sez
sezary syndrome
sezession
sferic
sfericase
sferics
sfermion
sfermions
sforzandi
sforzando
sforzandos
sforzati (current term)
sforzato
sforzatos
sfumato
sfumatos
sfz.
sgd.
sgn
sgoldstino
sgoldstinos
sgraffiti
sgraffito
sh*tloads

Literary usage of Sforzati

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1. Ethics and Aesthetics of Piano Playing by Constantin von Sternberg (1917)
"sf if if Sf TT a to » *« He wants the />^>^> chord struck while the four sforzati are still having full sway. The new chord is entirely foreign to its ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"124 ; l. 169. See seam. sforzato, a galley-slave. B. Jonson, Volpone, ii. 1 (Vol.). Ital. ' sforzati, galley-slaves, as forced to do anything' (Florio), cp. ..."

3. Famous Composers and Their Works by Philip Hale, Louis Charles Elson (1900)
"Climaxes may be secured in the manner of Haydn's " Surprise " symphony or of Beethoven's frequent sforzati; climaxes of equal power The subtleties cf ..."

4. Music (1893)
"... in spite of the numerous sforzati marked to show the change of the rhythmical figure to 2-8 time. How plain and trivial the following "improvement'' of ..."

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