divertimento divertimento  /dɪ ˌvɜr tə ˈmɛn ˌtoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a musical composition in several movements; has no fixed form

Usage(s):

  • Such responses to Stead's late-period divertimento fade before The Man Who Loved Children.

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  • Things to Do in Columbia SC: Tuesday, October 8

    Exhibitions, farmers markets, volunteer opportunities and more. Performing “Xerxes,” John Mackey; “A Movement for Rosa,” Mark Camphouse; “Divertimento for Band, Op. 42,” Vincent Persichetti; and “Homage to Leonin from the Medieval Suite,” Ron Nelson. Rebecca Phillips conductor.
    on October 8, 2013     Source: Free Times

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