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A playful, humorous movement, commonly in 3-4 measure, which often takes the place of the old minuet and trio in a sonata or a symphony.
(Ital. for joke) : A movement type directly descended from the minuet-and-trio and, like the minuet, usually appearing as the third movement of a four-movement instrumental work. Scherzos are most often in rapid 3/4 and frequently light and rhythmically playful. Haydn promoted the notion in some of his string quartets; Beethoven developed the movement-type (Fifth Symphony, movt. III, GP 6 ).
movement in triple meter; usually the third movement of a sonata, symphony or quartet; introduced by Beethoven to replace the minuet
Term designating lively and usually lighthearted instrumental music; most commonly used to label the fast-tempo movement of a symphony, sonata, etc.
a fast movement (usually in triple time)
a light and playful piece of music
vivacious, often humorous movement with marked rhythms and often sharp musical contrasts
Italian for "joke". A fast movement which generally replaced the minuet in the 18th century symphony.
In a playful style
a light, quick and humorous piece or movement
An usually humorous piece in a lively tempo.
This is an Italian word which literally means "joke." However, the musical definition is no laughing matter: a quick piece in triple (3/4) time that utilizes cross-rhythms. Beethoven expanded the function of the scherzo by including it in his symphonic composition. As a result, scherzi can be found both in solo and orchestral works.
Composition in A-B-A form, usually in triple meter; replaced the minuet and trio in the nineteenth century.
A rapid dance-like movement usually found as the third movement of a symphony or chamber work.
Literally â€œa joke.â€ Usually the third movement of symphonies and quartets that was introduced by Beethoven to replace the minuet. The scherzo is followed by a gentler section called a trio, after which the scherzo is repeated. Its characteristics are a rapid tempo in triple time, vigorous rhythm, and humorous contrasts.
From the Italian for "joke," a fast, often light-hearted piece, used by Beethoven to replace the traditional Minuet. Later composers (e.g., Chopin) retained the basic form of the original but greatly modified its character.
(''Ger.'') â€“ "a joke" (originated with Beethoven)
The name of a movement in a piece of music, literally meaning "joke." A scherzo is generally very lively, but not necessarily light- hearted, suggesting a dark sort of humor.
1) A movement or piece that is light in style. 2) Beethoven and many of the composers who came after him put scherzos in their symphonies instead of minuets; often fast with a variety of style ranging from light and playful to sinister and macabre. Scherzo means "joke," but the character of a scherzo movement is often ironic, turbulent, dark, or fierce.
'Joke.' A piece in a lively tempo. A movement of a symphony, sonata, or quartet in quick triple time, replacing the minuet.
A scherzo (plural scherzi) is a name given to a piece of music or a movement from a larger piece such as a symphony. The word means "joke" in Italian. Sometimes the word scherzando is used in musical notation to indicate that a passage should be played in a playful manner.