Grandioso meaning

grändē-ōsō, -zō, grăn-
Grandioso is defined as a musical term indicating that the piece should be played in a grand and noble style.

A musical direction on a piece of sheet music indicating that the music should be played grandly is an example of grandioso.

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In a grand, noble style.
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(music) A tempo mark directing that a passage is to be played in a grand and noble style.
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(music) A passage having this mark.
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(music) Played in this style.
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(music) Describing a passage having this mark.
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In a grand and noble style. Used chiefly as a direction.
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Origin of grandioso

  • Italian grandiose

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

  • Italian grandioso, from Latin grandis (“great, grand”) (English grand).

    From Wiktionary