con espressione

adverb
con es·​pres·​sio·​ne | \ ˌkän-ˌes-(ˌ)pre-sē-ˈō-nē How to pronounce con espressione (audio) , ˌkōn-, -ˈō-(ˌ)nā How to pronounce con espressione (audio) \

Definition of con espressione

: with feeling used as a direction in music

First Known Use of con espressione

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for con espressione

Italian, literally, with expression

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The first known use of con espressione was in 1864

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