English edit

Etymology edit

Italian terzetto, diminutive of Italian terzo (the third), from Latin tertius. See tierce.

Noun edit

terzetto (plural terzettos or terzetti)

  1. (music) A composition in three voice parts.
  2. (music) A vocal (or, rarely, instrumental) trio.

Synonyms edit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for terzetto”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /terˈt͡set.to/
  • Rhymes: -etto
  • Hyphenation: ter‧zét‧to

Noun edit

terzetto m (plural terzetti)

  1. trio composed by three vocal parts