A musical direction indicating that a section of players should be divided into two or more groups, each playing a different part: [postpositive]: violas divisi divisi passages
More example sentences
- The only nit I have to pick concerns the thinning out of string tone in the multi - divisi passages.
- We have already noted the addition of divisi violas.
noun (plural same)
A divisi passage of music.
- There were nine of us, three for each part and at least one for each divisi.
Italian, literally 'divided' (plural), from dividere 'to divide'.
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