noun (plural secondi /-dē/)Music
The second or lower part in a duet.
- Far from the old-style duet where the secondo is merely playing backup for the primo, this duet features a wonderful dialogue between the parts.
- The Miniatures are inventive, charming pieces with colorful harmonic writing in the secondo part, imaginative rhythmic devices and surprising turns of phrases.
- Famed duet team Weekley and Arganbright have arranged each piece so the primo part is easier than the secondo, frequently with the primo part spanning only five notes in five-finger positions.
Words that rhyme with secondocondo, rondeau, rondo, tondo
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