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Fortissimo

noun
1.
(music) loud.  Synonym: forte.






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"Fortissimo" Quotes from Famous Books



... all window on a second floor in the Marche aux oeufs, just under the shadow of the gigantic spire which rings a fragment of melody every seven minutes and a half—and the whole tune at midnight, fortissimo. ...
— The Martian • George Du Maurier

... immediately follows, for there is hardly a finer effect in music than that of the soft voices singing the words, "And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters," while the strings gently pulse; and the fortissimo C major chord on the word "light," coming abruptly after the piano and mezzo-forte minor chords, is as dazzling in its brilliancy to-day as when it was first sung. The number of unisons, throwing into relief ...
— Old Scores and New Readings • John F. Runciman



Words linked to "Fortissimo" :   music, intensity, loudness, very loudly, volume, pianissimo, loud



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