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synonyms for pianissimo

  • demulcent
  • emollient
  • lenitive
  • mollifying
  • assuasive
  • crumbly
  • ductile
  • emulsive
  • flaccid
  • friable
  • lenient
  • malleable
  • mitigatory
  • mollescent
  • mollient
  • pliable
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How to use pianissimo in a sentence

A strong climax is worked up on the second page, which dies away on the third to a pianissimo of utter despair.
PIANO MASTERYHARRIETTE BROWER
He raised one hand deprecatingly, while the other still weaved in and out in a pianissimo accompaniment.
THE WAYFARERSMARY STEWART CUTTING
De Pachmann plays it much faster, and with such a beautiful pianissimo!
DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSES OF PIANO WORKSEDWARD BAXTER PERRY
He used to suggest a diminuendo by crouching down more and more, and at a pianissimo he would almost creep under the desk.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME II (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
In one place there are two holds, one immediately after the other, of which the second is pianissimo.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME II (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
It was very rapid, very staccato, and pianissimo all the way through.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Without knowing it therefore, he was already from ten to twelve bars in advance of the orchestra when it began the pianissimo.
LOUIS SPOHR'S AUTOBIOGRAPHYLOUIS SPOHR
His tone on the weak strings is bad, and he can only use the A and D string on the lower part and pianissimo.
LOUIS SPOHR'S AUTOBIOGRAPHYLOUIS SPOHR
Carla, who sat on the right, shrugged her shoulders, and made a pianissimo gesture with her right hand.
THE GERMAN CLASSICS OF THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES, VOLUME 11FRIEDRICH SPIELHAGEN
Outside the rain had ceased, and for a couple of hours the never-ending symphony of wheels sank to a pianissimo.
MAMMON AND CO.E. F. BENSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PIANISSIMO

  • assuasive
  • crumbly
  • demulcent
  • ductile
  • emollient
  • emulsive
  • flaccid
  • friable
  • lenient
  • lenitive
  • malleable
  • mitigatory
  • mollescent
  • mollient
  • mollifying
  • pianissimo
  • pliable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.