scherzando

scherzando

[skert-sahn-doh, -san-]
adjective
(a musical direction) playful; sportive.

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

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scherzando (skɛəˈtsændəʊ)
 
adj, —adv
1.  to be performed in a light-hearted manner
 
n , -di, -dos
2.  a movement, passage, etc, directed to be performed in this way
 
[Italian, literally: joking. See scherzo]

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