divertimento

[ US /dɪˌvɝtəˈmɛnˌtoʊ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a musical composition in several movements; has no fixed form
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How To Use divertimento In A Sentence

  • Prokofiev fashioned a suite of six pieces resembling a classical divertimento, but one laced with dissonances, evoking Stravinsky's Octet.
  • Prokofiev fashioned a suite of six pieces resembling a classical divertimento, but one laced with dissonances, evoking Stravinsky's Octet.
  • Haydn composed many symphonies, divertimentos, and chamber pieces for secular entertainments; several of the late symphonies from the 1780s are in three movements without minuet and some contain fugal finales.
  • Like his contemporaries, Joseph Haydn wrote very early divertimentos for string quartet.
  • Some keyboard divertimentos have accompaniments for other instruments, as do many contemporary keyboard sonatas.
  • The divertimento is in five short movements, and humor, not abundant elsewhere on this disc, is in the forefront.
  • A cassation is akin to a divertimento; Mozart composed a few early in his career, but it is a relatively unusual genre.
  • I also found solace and beauty in the ethereally light Divertimento in B flat, a work which was not previously available in the Toscanini discography.
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