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(1) In the nature of a conc., thus a Sinfonia Concertante is a work for solo instr(s). and orch. in a form nearer to that of sym. than conc. (2) The concertante instr. in the old concerto grosso were those which played the solos, as distinct from the ripieno instr., which played in the tuttis. Many 20th‐cent. composers have used the term to indicate that while a solo instr(s). is/are used, the work is not formally organized like a conc.

(1) In the nature of a conc., thus a Sinfonia Concertante is a work for solo instr(s). and orch. in a form nearer to that of sym. than conc. (2) The concertante instr. in the old concerto grosso were those which played the solos, as distinct from the ripieno instr., which played in the tuttis. Many 20th‐cent. composers have used the term to indicate that while a solo instr(s). is/are used, the work is not formally organized like a conc.

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