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Concertino (ii)

Arthur Hutchings

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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A work with solo instrument, or instruments, less ambitious in scale than a concerto, often with few movements, or cast in one movement with changes of speed and character. This meaning corresponds with sinfonietta. German practice, however, is to use the term Konzertstück to designate such a work as Weber’s Clarinet Concertino. Among works of the miniature concerto type are Hindemith’s Concertino for trautonium and strings, and Milhaud’s Concertino de printemps for violin and

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