forzando

[fawrt-sahn-doh; Italian fawr-tsahn-daw]
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adjective, adverb Music.


Nearby words

  1. forwards,
  2. forwent,
  3. forwhy,
  4. forworn,
  5. forza,
  6. fos,
  7. fosbury,
  8. fosbury flop,
  9. foscolo,
  10. fosdick

Origin of forzando

First recorded in 1820–30

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Examples from the Web for forzando

  • The terms sforzando, forzando, sforzato and forzato all indicate a strong accent on a single tone or chord.



British Dictionary definitions for forzando

forzando

adjective, adverb, noun

another word for sforzando
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