Definition of Pizzicati
1. pizzicato [n] - See also: pizzicato
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pizzicati
Literary usage of Pizzicati
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Boston Symphony Orchestra: An Historical Sketch by Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe (1914)
"Intermezzo and valse lente, pizzicati, F. 10, '82 (7). ... Prelude, intermezzo and Waltz, pizzicati, Cortege de Bacchus (Cambridge), A. 4, '95 (4)- DELIUS, ..."
2. The Orchestra and Orchestral Music by William James Henderson (1899)
"... in the arpeggio for the second clarinet doubled by the 'celli pizzicati, and the basses also written pizzicati to accentuate the attack of each chord. ..."
3. The Technique of the Modern Orchestra: A Manual of Practical Instrumentation by Charles Marie Widor (1906)
"The maximum speed possible for pizzicati played in semiquavers is J=104, ... (J 104) Remark: The speed of pizzicati may be considered as unlimited when it ..."
4. The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut by Sarah Johnson Prichard (1896)
"THE pizzicati CLUB was organized in September, 1888, by eleven young ... The name pizzicati, which signifies "picking strings," was adopted as appropriate. ..."
5. Success in Music and how it is Won by Henry Theophilus Finck, Ignace Jan Paderewski (1909)
"... or pizzicati with the left hand while the right continues bowing, or other dazzling tricks of that sort. Luckily he prefers the higher regions of art, ..."
6. Well-known Piano Solos, how to Play Them by Charles W. Wilkinson, Edward Ellsworth Hipsher (1915)
"pizzicati (Sylvia) DELIBES Sa sweetmeat we will take Delibes' dainty little dance, ... This pizzicati is in scherzo form, and, being diminutive, ..."
7. Studies in Music by Various Authors by Robin Grey (1901)
"Sixteen bars of pizzicati on the strings arid chords upon the harp outline a kind of vague silhouette of the leading phrase, and when the horn recites this ..."
8. Light Gymnastics: A Guide to Systematic Instruction in Physical Training by William Gilbert Anderson (1889)
"An arrangement with the dumb-bells set to the pizzicati, from the opera " Sylvia." Position, bells at side. I. Count 1, right bell on chest; 2, ..."