Carattere



[It., character]


A directive to a performer to perform the designated section of a composition with a specific "character" or style.

For example, the directive Fieramente, un poco ritenuto, col carattere di Recitative misurato would mean to perform the designated section of a composition "Proudly, a little more slowly, with the character of the measured recitative (recitative with a strict tempo and full accompaniment)".


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