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terzetto

noun plural -tos or -ti (-tɪ)
  1. music a trio, esp a vocal one
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Word Origin

C18: Italian: trio; see tercet
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Historical Examples

  • Terzetto for soprano, tenor, and bass, with orchestral accompaniment; composed 1801.

    Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.)

    Elliott Graeme

  • An entirely new Italian terzetto (B-flat major) beautifully sung by Mad.