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Symphonie concertante (Fr.; It. sinfonia concertante)locked

  • Barry S. Brook
  •  and Jean Gribenski

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A concert genre of the late 18th and early 19th centuries for solo instruments – usually two, three or four, but on occasion as many as seven or even nine – with orchestra. The term implies ‘symphony with important and extended solo parts’, but the form is closer to concerto than symphony....

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