adjective, adverb Music.
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Origin of sforzando
Example sentences from the Web for sforzando
Victor had much difficulty in reading the notes readily and not confounding the terms adagio, presto, and sforzando.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
So often as a Sforzando occured, he tore his arms which he had previously crossed upon his breast, with great vehemence asunder.
At the first sforzando he threw out his arms so wide asunder, that he knocked both the lights off the piano upon the ground.
In the second theme, which begins in the 44th measure, note the piquant dissonances coupled with sforzando accents.Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
The terms sforzando, forzando, sforzato and forzato all indicate a strong accent on a single tone or chord.Music Notation and Terminology|Karl W. Gehrkens