Definition of Capricci
1. capriccio [n] - See also: capriccio
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capricci
Literary usage of Capricci
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1910)
"... but they also include two books of organ pieces, one described in the title as containing Ricercate, Canzone francese, capricci, Canti fermi, Gagliarde, ..."
2. Success in Music and how it is Won by Henry Theophilus Finck, Ignace Jan Paderewski (1909)
"When his twenty-four capricci per il violino solo, dedicati agli artisti did appear, in 1831, they created a sensation. Liszt, as we have seen, was inspired ..."
3. The Maecenas and the Madrigalist: Patrons, Patronage, and the Origins of the by Anthony M. Cummings (2004)
"of I capricci del Bottaio, which I consulted in the edition in the ... On the place of the capricci in the debate about language, see Robert A. Hall Jr., ..."
4. Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of Celebrated Violinists by Thomas Lamb Phipson (1877)
"... rapid and exact ^staccato, As a proof of the wonderful execution of Ole Bull we may mention that he played the whole of Paganini's Twenty-four capricci* ..."
5. Catalogue of the Fejérváry Ivories: In the Museum of Joseph Mayer by Joseph Mayer, Gábor Fejérváry, Ferencz Aurelius Pulszky (1856)
"... 1549 25 1l Gelli (QB) I capricci del Bottaio, woodcut porti-.lit in old calf, with the arms of Castile and Leon stamped in gold on sides ivi, ..."