Definition of tiento in English:
noun (plural tientos)
(In 16th- and 17th-century Spanish music) a contrapuntal piece resembling a ricercar, originally for strings and later for organ.
- Among his best pieces are tientos of great structural variety, glosas, and diferencias.
- Is there something specific that is supposed to be included in the song for it to be considered a tiento?
- In this volume, which deals with tientos, he examines the meter, guitar playing, singing and dancing in this flamenco form.
Spanish, literally 'touch, feel'.
Definition of tiento in:
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