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noun as in fantasia

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A capriccio on the German flute, by a distinguished amateur, who has lost four fingers and a thumb.

I had in mind the definition of a capriccio given by Praetorius, the celebrated musical authority of the eighteenth century.

That is why I wrote another concerto, which I called Capriccio, that name seeming to indicate best the character of the music.

The Brussels concert at which I played my Capriccio, which was repeated on the following day, has left a very pleasant memory.

An adagio may set a gouty father to sleep, and a capriccio may operate successfully on the nerves of a valetudinary mother.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to capriccio, such as: roulade, fantastical air, and musical fantasy.

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