noun, plural con·cer·tos, con·cer·ti [kuh n-cher-tee] /kənˈtʃɛr ti/. Music.
Origin of concerto
Examples from the Web for concerto
Back to the concerto, or a little light Plato, or some such.‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ Loses a Leg in Sixth-Season Finale|Tim Teeman|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chopin finished his Concerto, showed it to Elsner for approval, and then set about looking for some opportunity of performance.Studies in Modern Music, Second Series|W. H. Hadow
The rehearsals of the Concerto keep Chopin pretty busy, and his head is full of the composition.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
With regard to the concerto, take that form for the violin only.Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work|Stephen Samuel Stratton
British Dictionary definitions for concerto
noun plural -tos or -ti (-tɪ)
Word Origin for concerto
Word Origin and History for concerto
1730, from Italian concerto (see concert). Concerto grosso is from 1724.
Culture definitions for concerto
A piece of instrumental music written for one or more soloists and an orchestra.