Words Like CADENZA

We have put together a list of words that are similar to CADENZA.

1 Alternative Words Similar to cadenza

1 Passage Noun      Synonym Words Like Passage

6 definitions of cadenza

1 A parenthetic flourish or flight of ornament in the course of a piece, commonly just before the final cadence.
2 a brilliant solo passage occurring near the end of a piece of music
3 An elaborate, ornamental melodic flourish interpolated into an aria or other vocal piece.
4 An extended virtuosic section for the soloist usually near the end of a movement of a concerto.
5 In music, a more or less elaborate flourish or showy passage introduced, often extemporaneously, just before the end of an extended aria or concerto, or as a connective between an intermediate and a final division.
6 A part of a piece of music, such as a concerto, that is very decorative and is played by a single musician.
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