Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/08/20 Scherzando

Scherzando (adjective)
scherzando [ skert-sahn-doh, -san- ]


adjective
1. (a musical direction) playful; sportive.

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SCHERZANDO
The middle movement is a Scherzando, and thereby hangs a little tale.
THE PIANOFORTE SONATA|J.S. SHEDLOCK

A coda of great bravery leads to the last movement, 286 which is marked "scherzando," but is rather martial in tone.
CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN COMPOSERS|RUPERT HUGHES

Origin: 1805–15; < Italian, gerund of scherzare to joke; see scherzo

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