Definition of Sforzati
1. sforzato [n] - See also: sforzato
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Literary usage of Sforzati
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."