Concerto definition

kən-chĕrtō
A composition for an orchestra and one or more solo instruments, typically in three movements.
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A musical composition for one or more solo instruments and an orchestra, traditionally in three symphonic movements.
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(music) A piece of music for one or more solo instruments and orchestra.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
concerto
Plural:
concerti, concertos

Origin of concerto

  • Italian concert concert

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition