concerto

noun con·cer·to \ kən-ˈcher-(ˌ)tō also -ˈchər- \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of concerto

plural concerti play \kən-ˈcher-(ˌ)tē also -ˈchər-\ or concertos
:a piece for one or more soloists and orchestra with three contrasting movements
  • a violin concerto

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Origin and Etymology of concerto

Italian, from concerto concert


CONCERTO Defined for English Language Learners

concerto

noun

Definition of concerto for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of music for one or more main instruments with an orchestra


CONCERTO Defined for Kids

concerto

noun con·cer·to \ kən-ˈcher-tō \

Definition of concerto for Students

plural concertos
:a musical composition usually in three parts for orchestra with one or more principal instruments

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