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espressivo

Line breaks: es|pres¦sivo
Pronunciation: /ˌɛsprɛˈsiːvəʊ
 
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Definition of espressivo in English:

adverb& adjective

Music
(Especially as a direction) with expression of feeling: [as adjective]: a Viennese espressivo style
More example sentences
  • What I wanted was to bring that espressivo voice out, but the way to do it was strictly her way.
  • Now, the pianist will either feel daunted or liberated by the fact that Prélude no. 4 bears no time signature: we are simply told largo, espressivo.

Origin

Italian, from Latin expressus 'distinctly presented'.

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