[es-pre-see-voh; Italian es-pres-see-vaw]Music.
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Examples from the Web for espressivo
Even here the former separate motive sounds, and so in the further turn of the song (espressivo dolente) on new thread.
The melody that sings (espressivo ma tranquillo) may well stand for "love, the glow of dawn in every heart."
Here and there a tinge of foreshadowing pain appears, as the song sounds on high, espressivo dolente.
- music (to be performed) in an expressive manner
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