Definition of Maestoso

1. a. & adv. Majestic or majestically; -- a direction to perform a passage or piece of music in a dignified manner.



Definition of Maestoso

1. Adverb. (music) majestically ¹

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Definition of Maestoso

1. a stately musical passage [n -SOS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maestoso

maelid
maelids
maelstrom
maelstroms
maenad
maenades
maenadic
maenadism
maenadisms
maenads
maenor
maenors
maerl
maerls
maes
maestoso (current term)
maestosos
maestri
maestricht monitor
maestro
maestro di cappella
maestrolike
maestros
maezumo
mafeesh
mafenide
maffia
maffias
maffick
mafficked

Literary usage of Maestoso

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

1. Folio (1882)
"Par CHAS> D> BLAKE> maestoso. !~q П tef Introduction 4 « Ц • £ * * ê ^ I ^t ... maestoso ..."

2. The Song of the Sword, and Other Verses by William Ernest Henley (1892)
"SPRING winds that blow Allegro maestoso As over leagues of myrtle-blooms and may ; Bevies of spring clouds trooping slow, Like matrons heavy-bosomed and ..."

3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"the direction originally stood maestoso vivace, bnt was afterwards changed to Allegro ma non troppo. The first movement of the ( h< 'ral Symphony is marked ..."

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