noun, plural sin·fo·ni·as, sin·fo·ni·e [sin-foh-nee-ey; Italian seen-faw-nee-e] /ˌsɪn foʊˈni eɪ; Italian ˌsin fɔˈni ɛ/. Music.
Origin of sinfonia
Examples from the Web for sinfonia
The first page was rewritten and only then did the symphony receive the title: Sinfonia eroica.
The overture (Sinfonia) is, according to established custom, in three movements, the two first being in two divisions.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
It was the Sinfonia Eroica—its first semi-public production.
He finally gave it the name of Sinfonia Eroica, in memory of a great man.Beethoven|George Alexander Fischer
We have already shown in the second period, when treating of the Sinfonia eroica, what were Beethoven's political sentiments.Life of Beethoven|Anton Schindler
British Dictionary definitions for sinfonia
noun plural -nie (-ˈniːeɪ)
Word Origin for sinfonia
Word Origin and History for sinfonia
1773, from Italian sinfonia, from Medieval Latin symphonia (see symphony).