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notturno

[ nuh-toor-noh, noh-; Italian nawt-toor-naw ]
/ nəˈtʊər noʊ, noʊ-; Italian nɔtˈtʊər nɔ /
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noun, plural not·tur·ni [nuh-toor-nee, noh-; Italian nawt-toor-nee]. /nəˈtʊər ni, noʊ-; Italian nɔtˈtʊər ni/. Music.

an 18th-century composition for chamber orchestra, similar to a serenade or a divertimento.

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Origin of notturno

<Italian: of the night <Latin nocturnus.See nocturn
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Example sentences from the Web for notturno

  • 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|Friedrich Wieck
  • Notturno for piano and violoncello, in D major (from Op. 8); pub.

  • The Becco Notturno, bleating lamentably, sank through the earth, leaving the rotten and stifling odour of sulphur.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
  • It is full of the grace of a notturno, of the secret grief of hopeless love.

    Massimilla Doni|Honore de Balzac
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