dolce

[ dohl-chey; Italian dawl-che ]

adjective
  1. sweet; soft.

noun
  1. an instruction to the performer that the music is to be executed softly and sweetly.

  2. a soft-toned organ stop.

Origin of dolce

1
1840–50; <Italian <Latin dulcis savory, sweet; see dulcet

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dolce

/ (ˈdɒltʃɪ, Italian ˈdoltʃe) /


adjective, adverb
  1. music (to be performed) gently and sweetly

Origin of dolce

1
Italian: sweet

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