Definition of Pasticcio

1. n. A medley; an olio.



Definition of Pasticcio

1. a pastiche [n -CIOS or -CI] - See also: pastiche

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pasticcio

pasteuriser
pasteurises
pasteurising
pasteurism
pasteurizable
pasteurization
pasteurizations
pasteurize
pasteurized
pasteurized milk
pasteurizer
pasteurizers
pasteurizes
pasteurizing
pasticci
pasticcio (current term)
pasticcios
pastiche
pastiched
pastiches
pasticheur
pasticheurs
pastiching
pastichio
pastichios
pastie
pastier
pastiera
pastieras
pasties

Literary usage of Pasticcio

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1. Miscellaneous Studies in the History of Music by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck (1921)
"However, it is easily seen that a pasticcio may be made up either from different works by one composer only, or from the works by two or more composers, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"Thus, the cover of a book may be the pasticcio of a mosaic pavement. PASTORINI, PASTORI- NO ; painter, glass painter ; b. 1508- d. 1592. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"It is not at all necessary that the Movements contained in a pasticcio should all be by the same 'Composer. As a general rule, they are not ; and no attempt ..."

4. The Life of George Brummell, Esq., Commonly Called Beau Brummell by William Jesse (1844)
"... screen—Destined for the Duchess of York—Description of this pasticcio—The six compartments—The elephant and Napoleon—Portraits of the Beau's friends—His ..."

5. The Story of Opera by Ernest Markham Lee (1909)
"Operetta — Musical comedy — Ballad opera— Masque — Ballet — Objections thereto — Curiosities of construction — pasticcio — Mixed language — Stereotyped ..."

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