Yorkshiremen are keen songsters, and fortissimo is their favourite note of expression.
Her defiant speech was like the fortissimo from a full orchestra.
The impression that the surprising presence of the ocean greyhound made upon Frederick was in a fortissimo scale.
When I say ‘fortissimo,’ you play fortissimo; when I say ‘allegro,’ you play allegro.
It certainly has that effect, but I advise it to be used very sparingly and in fortissimo passages only.
Allegro and fortissimo had been McAllister's tempo and tone.
The composition ended with the words "Winsen, eighteen-hundred seven and forty," sung slowly and fortissimo.
It is said that in this piece Paganini produced a tone that dominated the whole orchestra even in fortissimo passages.
She was part of the refrain—a note in the fortissimo of industry.
We went through the same process again, only I kept my foot on the vox humana pedal until I had crammed it 'way into fortissimo.
A musical direction meaning “to be performed very loudly”; the opposite of pianissimo.