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A piece of music for orchestra with more than one soloist, typically from the 18th century.
- ‘Accurately described by composer/critic Kaikosru Sorabji as more of a ‘sinfonia concertante than a concerto in its proper sense,’ this is how it was performed by both orchestra and pianist.’
- ‘Again, according to Klöcker, these ten sinfonias concertantes are not intended to be representative of the genre.’
Italian, literally harmonizing symphony.
sinfonia concertante/ˌsinfəˌnēə ˌkôn(t)SHərˈtänˌtā/
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