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Intermezzo

noun
(pl. intermezzi, intermezzos)
1.
A short movement coming between the major sections of a symphony.
2.
A short piece of instrumental music composed for performance between acts of a drama or opera.
3.
A brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance.  Synonyms: entr'acte, interlude.






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"Intermezzo" Quotes from Famous Books



... But Henry wrote: it will excite me. You know how. In haste. Henry. Greek ee. Better add postscript. What is he playing now? Improvising. Intermezzo. P. S. The rum tum tum. How will you pun? You punish me? Crooked skirt swinging, whack by. Tell me I want to. Know. O. Course if I didn't I wouldn't ask. La la la ree. Trails off there sad in minor. Why minor sad? Sign H. ...
— Ulysses • James Joyce



Words linked to "Intermezzo" :   piece, show, composition, piece of music, movement, musical composition, music, opus



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