Definition of Scherzando

1. adv. In a playful or sportive manner.



Definition of Scherzando

1. [n -DOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scherzando

schemie
schemies
scheming
schemingly
schemings
schemist
schemists
schemochromes
schemozzle
scherbet
scherbets
scherenschnitte
scherm
scherms
schertelite
scherzando (current term)
scherzandos
scherzi
scherzo
scherzos
schesis
scheuermann's disease
scheuermann disease
schiavinatoite
schiavona
schicksa
schicksas
schiedam
schiedams
schieffelinite

Literary usage of Scherzando

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1. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"In fact the phrasing of a scherzando passage is of paramount importance, ... The term seems to have been first employed (scherzando) merely as a direction ..."

2. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"VT scherzando, SCHERZOSO, playful, lively ; a direction of frequent occurrence, indicating a passage of a light and cheerful character. ..."

3. What is Good Music?: Suggestions to Persons Desiring to Cultivate a Taste in by William James Henderson (1898)
"The term was first used as a direction to players, when it appeared as scherzando. But in the early part of the seventeenth century Italian ..."

4. What is Good Music?: Suggestions to Persons Desiring to Cultivate a Taste in by William James Henderson (1898)
"The term was first used as a direction to players, when it appeared as scherzando. But in the early part of the seventeenth century Italian ..."

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