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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Free and impulsive, used chiefly as a direction in music.

Usage examples (8)
  • The festival opened, for example, with the bright and lilting "Scherzo capriccioso," one of his best folksy programmatic pieces.
  • The Scherzo capriccioso sounded less rehearsed, and Alsop didn't do quite as much with the score as she did in the symphony.
  • Five years of hard study enabled her to appear at a concert at Marchiennes, when she played a concerto by De Beriot and the rondo capriccioso by Saint-Saens.
  • Track 15: 'Pasticcio capriccioso sopra op 64 #1 dello Chopin (' Minute Waltz ')' samplefile size will be 723280028 bytes. recording 4100.2266 seconds stereo with 16 bits... for more
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