cadenza

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cadenza (plural cadenzas or cadenze)

  1. (music) A part of a piece of music, such as a concerto, that is very decorative and is played by a single musician.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin cadentia, from Latin cadēns, present participle of cadō (to fall).

Noun[edit]

cadenza f (plural cadenze)

  1. cadence
  2. rhythm

Verb[edit]

cadenza

  1. third-person singular present indicative of cadenzare
  2. second-person singular imperative of cadenzare