mezzo forte
adjective or adverb Etymology: Italian Date: 1811 moderately loud — used as a direction in music

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  • mezzo forte — ● mezzo forte adverbe (italien mezzo forte, à demi fort) Terme d interprétation musicale demandant une nuance intermédiaire entre le piano et le forte. ⇒MEZZO( )FORTE, (MEZZO FORTE, MEZZO FORTE)loc. adv. MUS. [Indication de nuance intermédiaire… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mezzo-forte — ⇒MEZZO( )FORTE, (MEZZO FORTE, MEZZO FORTE)loc. adv. MUS. [Indication de nuance intermédiaire entre le piano et le forte; abrév. mf] L indication des coups d archet et des doigtés modifiera constamment la sonorité et l intensité des notes d un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mezzo Forte — メゾフォルテ (Mezzo Forte) Género Hentai, Acción, Comedia, Crimen, Sci Fi, Ecchi Dirección Yasuomi Umetsu Estudio Arms …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mezzo forte — may refer to: Mezzo forte (musical notation), a dynamic level in musical notation Mezzo Forte, an anime series Mezzoforte (band), an Icelandic instrumental funk fusion band See also Requiem – Mezzo Forte, an album by Virgin Black This… …   Wikipedia

  • mezzo forte — ит. (мэццо фортэ) муз. со средней силой. Толковый словарь иностранных слов Л. П. Крысина. М: Русский язык, 1998 …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • Mezzo Forte — This article is about the anime series. For the music term, see Dynamics (music). For other uses, see Mezzo forte (disambiguation). Mezzo Forte North American cover of Mezzo Forte メゾフォルテ …   Wikipedia

  • mezzo-forte — noun Etymology: mezzo forte : a moderately loud tone one of those quiet atmospheric moods that never rise above a mezzo forte Julian Herbage * * * mezzo forte /metˈsō or medˈzō förˈtā/ (music) adverb Moderately loudly adjective Moderately loud… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mezzo forte — 1. adjective Louder then mezzo piano, but softer than forte. Syn: mf 2. adverb Louder then mezzo piano, but softer than forte. Syn: mf …   Wiktionary

  • mezzo forte — /fawr tay/, Music. somewhat softer than forte but louder than piano; moderately loud. [1805 15; < It: lit., half loud] * * * …   Universalium

  • mezzo forte — mez′zo for′te [[t]ˈfɔr teɪ[/t]] adj. adv. mad mus softer than forte but louder than piano; moderately loud • Etymology: 1805–15; < It: lit., half loud …   From formal English to slang

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