Definition of concerto noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kənˈtʃɜːtəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈtʃɜːrtoʊ//
(pl. concertos) Pieces of music
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a piece of music for one or more solo instruments playing with an orchestra a piano concerto a concerto for flute and harp a concerto for clarinet and orchestra See related entries: Pieces of music Word Originearly 18th cent.: Italian, from concertare ‘harmonize’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: concerto