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Torelli

[taw-rel-ee; Italian taw-rel-lee]
noun
  1. Giu·sep·pe [joo-zep-pe] /dʒuˈzɛp pɛ/, 1650?–1708, Italian composer and violinist.
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Historical Examples of torelli

  • In the "Fidi Amanti" of Torelli there is a scene for two men, a satyr and a shepherd, and one woman, a nymph.

    Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

    William James Henderson

  • He belonged to the family of the Torelli, one of the two leading families of Ferrara.

  • As for the art of fencing, Torelli is certainly no bungler, but he too has the skipping fashion in his method.

  • I know what I'm talking about, for I lodged with my colleague Torelli, the best fencing-master in the city.

  • In 1539 it was sold by the last female descendant of the Torelli to Ferrante Gonzaga.