Pronunciation: (kon"sur-tän'tē; It.kôn"cher-tän'te), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -tiPronunciation: (-tē). [key] Music.
1. brilliantly virtuosic: a concertante part for solo violin.
2. solo rather than accompanying: a sonata for recorder and harpsichord concertante.
an 18th-century symphonic work with sections for solo instruments. Also,concertato.
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