pianissimo


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pianissimo

Music (to be performed) very quietly.
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Pianissimos were so soft they whispered, the fortes were imbued with a warmth and strength that echoed through the chapel and up to its high, vaulted ceilings.
This was delivered with sensitively observed, gold-plated tone, displaying a barely suppressed savagery in the King Kastchei dance, and in the bridge from Berceuse to Finale producing a pianissimo so tantalisingly quiet you could hear the proverbial pin drop.
Listen to the Spanish diva's trademark pianissimo and the exquisite vocal tracery in the cadenza that concludes Anna Bolena's "Al dolce guidami.
The strings caught all the bristling excitement, while flute, oboe, bassoon and the rest of the woodwind choir provided some delightfully melodic, pianissimo interludes.
The Titan is specifically designed to alleviate top MR patient complaints through features like the large, open bore, Pianissimo noise-reduction technology, non-contrast techniques and Atlas coil technology," said Doug Ryan, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, Toshiba.
A powerful tragedienne and an equally irrepressible comedienne, Sills could float a silvery pianissimo of such beauty and pathos that might make one weep.
Conducted on this occasion by Paul Iredale, the men impressed with their pianissimo harmonies in Schubert's lovely lullaby, Night, their fervent rendering of a Tom Jones melody, and their vocal antics in Alan Jenkins's irrepressible arrangement of Amen.
Useful for imaging pediatric patients, Pianissimo helps technologists image patients more successfully and reduces repeat exams.
A second cadenza is accompanied by mesmerising pianissimo tambourine trilling, more eerie 'bird pecking' effects from percussionists accompany the final aural vanishings - surely unique in the repertoire?
The pianissimo opening was highly controlled and for a chorus of 160-plus, that is good.
There is an almost heroic edge to his powerful tenor, but he can also float out a beautifully controlled pianissimo.
The powerful adagio died to a splendid pianissimo while the massively entertaining All a Marcia was playful and full of jazzy moments.