romanza

/ (rəˈmænzə) /

noun

music a short instrumental piece of song-like character

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Word Origin for romanza

from Italian
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Example sentences from the Web for romanza

  • He had reached the second stanza of the romanza from Blisaire, when he was interrupted by a burst of laughter.

  • The "romanza" is now at an end, and certainly "Boldness, Spirit, and Power" have worked in union.

    Piano and Song|Friedrich Wieck
  • The Romanza is a great favorite of mine, it is very graceful, flowing and melodious.

    Piano Mastery|Harriette Brower
  • The effect of extreme shading, however, is accomplished in a single "romanza."

    Piano and Song|Friedrich Wieck