I. adverb or adjective Etymology: Italian, superlative of forte Date: 1724 very loud — used especially as a direction in music II. noun (plural -mos or fortissimi) Date: 1856 a very loud passage, sound, or tone

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  • fortissimo — [ fɔrtisimo ] adv. • 1705; mot it., de forte « fort » ♦ Mus. Très fort. N. m. Passage qui doit être exécuté fortissimo. Des fortissimo ou des fortissimos. ⊗ CONTR. Pianissimo. ● fortissimo adverbe et nom masculin invariable ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fortissimo — FORTÍSSIMO adv. (Indică modul de executare a unei bucăţi muzicale) Cu cea mai mare intensitate sau putere; foarte tare. – cuv. it. Trimis de zaraza joe, 06.01.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  fortíssimo adv. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • Fortissimo — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Abreviatura de fortíssimo. Fortissimo (del italiano muy fuerte ) es un término utilizado en notación musical para indicar una determinada intensidad en el sonido, es decir, un determinado matiz. Su abreviatura es …   Wikipedia Español

  • fortissimo — I {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. n ndm a. I, Mc. fortissimomie, muz. {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} fragment utworu muzycznego wykonywany bardzo głośno, mocno {{/stl 7}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}} {{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}fortissimo II {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}przym. ndm, muz …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • fortissimo — 1724, from It. fortissimo, superl. of forte loud, strong, from L. fortis strong (see FORT (Cf. fort)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fortissimo — [fôr tis′ə mō΄; ] It [ fō̂r tēs′sē mō̂΄] [also in italics] Music adj., adv. [It, superl. of forte, FORTE2] very loud: opposed to PIANISSIMO: often used as a musical direction n. pl. fortissimos or It. fortissimi [fôr tis′əmē΄] a fortissimo… …   English World dictionary

  • Fortissimo — For*tis si*mo (? or ?), adv. [It., superl. of forte, adv. See {Forte}, adv.] (Mus.) Very loud; with the utmost strength or loudness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fortissimo — ит. (фортиссимо) муз. см. фортиссимо. Толковый словарь иностранных слов Л. П. Крысина. М: Русский язык, 1998 …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • Fortissimo — (ital.), s.u. Eorte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fortissimo — (ital.), s. Forte …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Fortissimo — Fortissĭmo (ital., Mus.), sehr stark …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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