Definition of Ritornelli

1. ritornello [n] - See also: ritornello



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ritornelli

ritard
ritardando
ritardandos
ritards
rite
riteless
ritenuto
ritenutos
rites
ritodrine
ritonavir
ritonavirs
ritornel
ritornelli (current term)
ritornello
ritornellos
ritornels
rits
ritt
ritted
ritter
ritter disease
ritters
ritting
rittmannite
ritts
ritual
ritual Ten Commandments

Literary usage of Ritornelli

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1. Roba Di Roma by William Wetmore Story (1887)
"The thanks of all lovers of natural and popular poetry are due to Mr. C. Blessig, who has lately collected and printed some 400 of these Roman ritornelli, ..."

2. Roba Di Roma by William Wetmore Story (1887)
"... sometimes a group alternately answer each other with their ritornelli. There are myriads of them scattered everywhere over the mountains and towns like ..."

3. Roba Di Roma by William Wetmore Story (1887)
"Sometimes a group alternately answer each other with their ritornelli. There are myriads of them scattered everywhere over the mountains and towns like wild ..."

4. Roba Di Roma by William Wetmore Story (1887)
"The thanks of all lovers of natural and popular poetry are due to Mr. C. Blessig, who has lately- collected and printed some 400 of these Roman ritornelli, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by Eminent Writers by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, Adela Harriet Sophia Bagot Wodehouse (1880)
"A great number of Instruments were to join in the ritornelli. ... During the ritornelli the four principal Dancers will perform a Ballet, embellished with ..."

6. Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting (1806)
"ritornelli. WITH a similar kind of song, but which is no wise charming or ... They call this kind of singing ritornelli, and set to this disharmony any ..."

7. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"Frequent ritornelli were introduced, in obedience to the King's express command ; and the general character of the whole was more florid, by many degrees, ..."

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