divisi (It.). Divided, often abbreviated to ‘div.’. Term used, for instance, where orch. str. parts are written in double (or more) notes, and the players, instead of individually attempting to play all the notes of each chord, are to divide themselves into 2 (or more) groups to perform them.
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Divide , di·vide / diˈvīd/ • v. 1. separate or be separated into parts: [tr.] consumer magazines can be divided into a number of different categories | [intr.… divider , di·vid·er / diˈvīdər/ • n. 1. a person or thing that divides a whole into parts. ∎ an issue on which opinions are divided: the big divider was still… Great Divide , great di·vide • n. a distinction regarded as significant and very difficult to ignore or overcome: the great divide between workers and management. ∎… Wolfgang Paul , Rihm, Wolfgang (b Karlsruhe, 1952). Ger. composer. Studied with Stockhausen 1973 and Huber 1974. Lect. at Karlsruhe Musikhochschule from 1973. Works… orchestra , orchestra (Fr. orchestre, Ger. Orchester). A mixed body of instrumentalists for the perf. of symphonic and other works. There are various types of or… Anthony Collins , Collins, Anthony (b Hastings, 1893; d Los Angeles, 1963). Eng. viola player and then conductor and composer. Prin. va. LSO and CG orch. Left orch. pl…
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