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date: 17 October 2019

Al rovescio (It.: ‘upside down’, ‘back to front’).locked


(It.: ‘upside down’, ‘back to front’).

A term that can refer either to Inversion or to Retrograde motion. Haydn called the minuet of the Piano Sonata in A h XVI:26 Minuetto al rovescio: after the trio the minuet is directed to be played backwards (retrograde motion). In the Serenade for Wind in C minor no. in Köchel, 1862; for items not in 1862 edn, no. from 2/1905 or 3/1937 given. ...

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