cadenza
noun Etymology: Italian, cadence, cadenza Date: 1784 1. a parenthetical flourish in an aria or other solo piece commonly just before a final or other important cadence 2. a technically brilliant sometimes improvised solo passage toward the close of a concerto 3. an exceptionally brilliant part of an artistic and especially a literary work

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  • cadenza — ornamental passage near the close of a song or solo, 1836, from It. cadenza; see CADENCE (Cf. cadence) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cadenza — Ca*den za, n. [It.] (Mus.) A parenthetic flourish or flight of ornament in the course of a piece, commonly just before the final cadence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cadenza — /ka dɛntsa/ s.f. [der. di cadere ]. 1. a. [caratteristica della voce] ▶◀ accento, (fam.) calata, inflessione, intonazione. b. [caratteristica di un suono] ▶◀ andamento, modulazione, ritmo. 2. (mus.) [andamento melodico: musica di c. esotica ] …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • cadenza — ž DEFINICIJA v. kadenca …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • cadenza — ► NOUN Music ▪ a virtuoso solo passage in a concerto or other work, typically near the end. ORIGIN Italian (see CADENCE(Cf. ↑cadenced)) …   English terms dictionary

  • cadenza — [kə den′zə] n. [It: see CADENCE] 1. an elaborate, often improvised musical passage played unaccompanied by the solo instrument in a concerto, usually near the end of the first or the final movement 2. any brilliant flourish in an aria or solo… …   English World dictionary

  • Cadenza — In music, a cadenza (Italian for cadence) is, generically, an improvised or written out ornamental passage played or sung by a soloist or soloists, usually in a free rhythmic style, and often allowing for virtuosic display. Cadenza often refers… …   Wikipedia

  • cadenza — ca·dèn·za s.f., loc. di comando 1a. s.f. CO modulazione della voce prima di una pausa nel parlato o nel canto | TS metr. clausola al termine di un periodo, di un verso o di una strofa | TS mus. formula melodica o armonica che conclude un brano… …   Dizionario italiano

  • cadenza — ит. [кадэ/нца] 1) каданс 2) каденция ◊ cadenza auténtica [кадэ/нца аутэ/нтика] автентич. к. cadenza d inganno [кадэ/нца д инга/нно] прерванный к …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

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