concerto grosso definition

  • noun:
    • A composition for a little number of instrumental soloists and an orchestra.
    • a musical kind, common into the Baroque period, which contrasting sections are played by complete orchestra by a tiny number of soloists.
    • a baroque composition for orchestra and a group of solo devices

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