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Meaning of concertante

con•cer•tan•te

Pronunciation: (kon"sur-tän'tēIt.kôn"cher-tän'te), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ti
—adj.
  1. brilliantly virtuosic: a concertante part for solo violin.
  2. solo rather than accompanying: a sonata for recorder and harpsichord concertante.
—n.
  1. an 18th-century symphonic work with sections for solo instruments.
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