[ per-gaw-le-zee ]
/ ˌpɛr gɔˈlɛ zi /
Gio·van·ni Bat·tis·ta [jaw-vahn-nee baht-tees-tah], /dʒɔˈvɑn ni bɑtˈtis tɑ/, 1710–36, Italian composer.
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How to use Pergolesi in a sentence
Went down after reading her letter, and played and sang the Gloria in Excelsis of Pergolesi, with all my soul.
(A piano starts playing in the adjoining room—an ancient lune, full of soft and solemn melody; the "Nina" of Pergolesi).
Pergolesi never felt, perhaps, any harmonies but those of his own delicious art.
Should my line of action with regard to Pergolesi be dominated by my love or by my respect for his music?
British Dictionary definitions for Pergolesi
/ (Italian perɡoˈleːsi) /
Giovanni Battista (dʒoˈvanni batˈtista). 1710–36, Italian composer: his works include the operetta La Serva padrona (1733) and the Stabat Mater (1736) for women's voices
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