Definition of dolce in English:

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dolce

Pronunciation: /ˈdɒltʃeɪ/

adverb& adjective

Music
(Especially as a direction) sweetly and softly.
Example sentences
  • Though marked pianissimo and dolce, Piano I intensifies the accompaniment of the bell effects.
  • My next solo was also marked piano dolce.
  • So the question is: Can flutes play dolce music?

Origin

Italian, literally 'sweet'.

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