concertini

concertino

[kon-cher-tee-noh; Italian kawn-cher-tee-naw]
noun, plural concertini [kon-cher-tee-nee; Italian kawn-cher-tee-nee] . Music.
1.
a short concerto.
2.
the group of solo instruments in a concerto grosso.
3.
a section in a concerto grosso played by these instruments.

Origin:
1720–30; < Italian, equivalent to concert(o) (see concerto) + -ino diminutive suffix

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concertino (ˌkɒntʃəˈtiːnəʊ)
 
n , pl -ni
1.  Compare ripieno the small group of soloists in a concerto grosso
2.  a short concerto
 
[C19: from Italian: a little concerto]

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