Definition of concertante adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌkɒntʃəˈtænteɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːntʃərˈtænteɪ//
; BrE BrE//ˌkɒntʃəˈtænti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːntʃərˈtænti//
[only before noun] (music, from Italian)
jump to other results
related to a piece of music which contains an important part for a solo singer or player and which is similar to a concerto in character Word OriginItalian, ‘harmonizing’, from concertare ‘harmonize’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: concertante