In the following year he produced 'Piramo e Tisbe,' a pasticcio, which failed completely.
pasticcio signifies an imitation of the mixed style of various artists.
On one occasion an old man sang quite glibly a tune which was in reality a pasticcio of three separate shanties all known to me.
His masses were pasticcio work made up of pieces selected from his operas and other compositions.
His "Piramo e Tisbe" was a pasticcio,—an opera made up of tunes selected from his earlier works.
A more repulsive tragi-comedy than this pasticcio of Sophocles and Seneca, can scarcely be imagined.
pasticcio di Maccheroni is an excellent macaroni pie, and Gnocchi di Patele are little knobs of paste boiled like macaroni.
He introduced a discordant pathological note, but the music of Richard Strauss may save his pasticcio.