- an 18th-century composition for chamber orchestra, similar to a serenade or a divertimento.
Origin of notturno
Examples from the Web for notturno
Historical Examples of notturno
Notturno for piano and violoncello, in D major (from Op. 8); pub.Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.)
It is full of the grace of a notturno, of the secret grief of hopeless love.Massimilla Doni
Honore de Balzac
The next piece will be Chopin's Notturno in E flat; for your touch has already gained in fulness, and is now unobjectionable.Piano and Song