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(It., ‘filling’, or ‘stuffing’).

Replenished, supplementary. (1) The term is used in older mus. to make a distinction between passages to be played by the full body (ripieno) and others to be played by a group of soloists (concertante (see concerto). The term is in this sense still used in Eng. brass bands, generally misspelt ripiano or repiano. Also used of boys' vv. in Bach's St Matthew Passion. (2) In It. org. mus., mixture.

(1) The term is used in older mus. to make a distinction between passages to be played by the full body (ripieno) and others to be played by a group of soloists (concertante (see concerto). The term is in this sense still used in Eng. brass bands, generally misspelt ripiano or repiano. Also used of boys' vv. in Bach's St Matthew Passion. (2) In It. org. mus., mixture.

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