Ripieno

(Italian) Ripe, stuffed.
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Ripieno

Ripieno (riˈpjɛːno, Italian for stuffing or padding) refers to the bulk of instrumental parts of a musical ensemble who do not play as soloists, especially in Baroque music. These are the players who would play in sections marked tutti, as opposed to soloist sections. It is most commonly used in reference to instrumental music, although it can ...
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Ripieno

• (a.) Filling up; supplementary; supernumerary; -- a term applied to those instruments which only swell the mass or tutti of an orchestra, but are not obbligato.
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ripieno

(from the article `concerto grosso`) ...the prevalent genre of chamber music: two violins and continuo (bass melody instrument such as a cello, and a harmony instrument such as a ... ...and other instruments. Vivaldi`s remaining concerti are either double concerti (including about 25 written for two violins), concerti grossi using ... ...
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Ripieno

Ri·pi·e'no adjective [ Italian ] (Mus.) Filling up; supplementary; supernumerary; -- a term applied to those instruments which only swell the mass or tutti of an orchestra, but are not obbligato.
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Ripieno

Ripieno is a term applied to those instruments which only swell the mass or tutti of an orchestra, but are not obligatory.
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ripieno

supplementary or reinforcing music
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Ripieno

The larger of the two ensembles in the Baroque concerto grosso. Also tutti.
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