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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (music) a notation written above a note and indicating that it is to be played with a strong initial attack; An accented chord.

Usage examples (13)
  • Hope-Jones has also recently invented a means of controlling the swell shutters from the manual keys to a sufficient extent to produce certain sforzando effects.
  • Anna Zubrzycki, the company's co-founder, lends Lady Macbeth a steely determination, but relies overmuch on sforzando by which odd phrases are intemperately bellowed.
  • It must have been true also of works such as the often passed - over Second Symphony, whose jagged first movement about seven minutes of music, not counting the repeat of the...
  • Certain chords in the section are marked with quadruple sforzando. for more
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