sinfonia concertante

noun
sinfonia con·​cer·​tante | \ -ˌkän(t)-sər-ˈtän-tē How to pronounce sinfonia concertante (audio) , -shər-, -ˌtā \

Definition of sinfonia concertante

: a concerto for more than one solo instrument

First Known Use of sinfonia concertante

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sinfonia concertante

Italian, literally, symphony in concerto style

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“Sinfonia concertante.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinfonia%20concertante. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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