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Still, despite all she does and all we’ve heard, despite how wholly she inhabits the music — be it a Bach partita or a searing contemporary concerto like Peter Eötvös’s “DoReMi” — there remains what can only be described as a Midori mystique.

Instead, he lives a cozy life, listening to piano concertos and drinking alone.

He toggled between electric and acoustic bands and delved into the classical world, composing his own concerto for classical orchestra.

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He even performed piano concertos by Mozart and other classical composers.

Recognizing a scent is a precise and intricate process in which chemistry, biology, and physics must play together in a synchronized concerto—whether you’re relishing the aroma of a rose or pinching your nose at a pile of dog poop.

Back to the concerto, or a little light Plato, or some such.

His first great piano concerto is widely considered to be the No. 9, Jeunehomme, written at age 21.

His speeches have the elegance and control of a Haydn concerto.

Going back, Liszt indulged in a little graceful badinage apropos of the concerto.

Frulein Fichtner was the young lady who was going to play his concerto in A major at the concert that evening.

The concerto made a generally dazzling and difficult impression upon me, but did not "take hold" of me particularly.

Frulein Fichtner had already departed, but the first violinist played Mendelssohn's famous concerto for violin.

Then, child, you've fallen on your head, if you don't know that at least you must have a second copy of the concerto!


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to concerto, such as: arrangement, drama, melody, music, piece, and poetry.

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