Definition of Pasticcios

1. pasticcio [n] - See also: pasticcio



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pasticcios

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

Literary usage of Pasticcios

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1. The Life of George Frederick Handel by William Smyth Rockstro (1883)
"So great was the popularity of the musical pieces called pasticcios, during the greater part of the 18th century, that, unable to combat the general feeling ..."

2. Miscellaneous Studies in the History of Music by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck (1921)
"Really characteristic of the genre and puzzling are only those pasticcios which were an opportunistic afterthought, a mixture of heterogeneous ingredients, ..."

3. Handel and His Orbit by Percy Robinson (1908)
"We now know that they were pasticcios, though apparently the composers are not named—another case of non-acknowledgment? Perhaps Burney could have gained ..."

4. Early Opera in America by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck (1915)
"Such pasticcios were quite the rage and the proper thing in England. Not that the English composers lacked sufficient ideas—it must be insisted that they ..."

5. History of Art in Phœnicia and Its Dependencies by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1885)
"... and the remarks they have suggested, it would seem to follow that by far the greater number of the cylinders found in the island are only pasticcios, ..."

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