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sostenuto

sos·te·nu·to / ˌsästəˈnoōtō/ Mus. • adj. (of a passage of music) to be played in a sustained or prolonged manner. • n. (pl. -tos) a passage to be played in a sustained and prolonged manner. ∎  performance in this manner.

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sostenuto

sostenuto (It.), soutenu (Fr.). Sustained. Direction that notes must be sustained to their full value in a smooth flow; it can also be interpreted as meaning that a passage is to be played at a slower but uniform speed. Also sostenendo, sustaining.

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sostenuto

sostenuto (mus.) in a sustained manner. XVIII. — It., pp. of sostenere SUSTAIN
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sostenuto

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