In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
adverb & adjective
- The following sections deal with four issues particularly relevant to small-handed players: legato playing; fortissimo playing; playing octaves, large chords, and arpeggios; and fingering.
- Polk's coloration, her contrasts between pianissimo and fortissimo moments, are similar to Sviatoslav Richter's rendition of César Franck's Piano Quintet.
- Mendelssohn uses the 6/8 time to introduce a theme which is not Scottish at all and finishes fortissimo.
- It began rather tamely, I am afraid, and started to fall to pieces after the first fortissimo downward scale.
- The D minor fortissimo outburst at letter C always reminds me of Moses on the Mount admonishing Aaron and the sinners below.
- The sudden fortissimo in the middle section is probably Janacek storming off in another of his enormous huffs.
- Very sensitive was his Verschwiegene Nachtigall and Ein Traum was truly a dream of a performance, with a good fortissimo that was only topped by the immense applause that accompanied the end of the first quarter.
- It does not like to be beaten up for a fortissimo and if you do this, it will get back at you by giving you a rather tinny sound.
- His touch could be warm, deep, full, and broad in the fortes, and not hard even in the fortissimos; and his pianos, always of carrying power, could be as round and transparent as a dewdrop.
- Albeit a short piece of music, the build-up into the final fortissimo in the string section was magnificent, and the audience certainly showed their appreciation.
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