notturno

notturno

[nuh-toor-noh, noh-; Italian nawt-toor-naw]
noun, plural notturni [nuh-toor-nee, noh-; Italian nawt-toor-nee] . Music.
1.
an 18th-century composition for chamber orchestra, similar to a serenade or a divertimento.

Origin:
< Italian: of the night < Latin nocturnus. See nocturn

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