(As a direction) in a simple style of performance.
- The opening Allegro maestoso is winningly done whilst the lovely Andante semplice also contains much that is beautiful and simple at the same time.
- ‘First Evening Stars’ is an elegant study in two-voice semplice playing and legato octaves.
- A new symphony, the Sinfonia semplice, followed within months and Nielsen conducted its first performance himself, as he had all its predecessors except the First.
Italian, literally 'simple'.
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