Pronunciation: (kun-cher'tō grō'sō; It.kôn-cher'tô grôs'sô), [key]
—pl. con•cer•ti gros•siPronunciation: (kun-cher'tē grō'sē; It.kôn-cher'tē grôs'sē), [key] con•cer•to gros•sos.
a musical form, common in the Baroque period, in which contrasting sections are played by full orchestra and by a small group of soloists.
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