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PORTAMENTI - Definition and synonyms of portamenti in the English dictionary
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Meaning of "portamenti" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PORTAMENTI

portamenti  [ˌpɔːtəˈmɛntɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PORTAMENTI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Portamenti is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PORTAMENTI


aplenty
əˈplɛntɪ
cognoscenti
ˌkɒnjəʊˈʃɛntɪ
conoscenti
ˌkɒnəʊˈʃɛntɪ
diapente
ˌdaɪəˈpɛntɪ
divertimenti
dɪˌvɜːtɪˈmɛntɪ
dolente
dɒˈlɛntɪ
genty
ˈdʒɛntɪ
kente
ˈkɛntɪ
lentamente
ˌlɛntəˈmɛntɪ
Mindszenty
ˈmɪndsɛntɪ
parapente
ˈpærəˌpɛntɪ
perentie
pəˈrɛntɪ
perenty
pəˈrɛntɪ
plenty
ˈplɛntɪ
tentie
ˈtɛntɪ
twenty
ˈtwɛntɪ
untenty
ʌnˈtɛntɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PORTAMENTI

portabello
portability
portable
portably
Portadown
portage
portague
Portakabin
portal
portal frame
portal vein
portal-to-portal
Portaloo
portamento
portance
portapack
portate
portatile
portative
portative organ

WORDS THAT END LIKE PORTAMENTI

aggiornamenti
anti
Ashanti
avanti
Cavalcanti
chianti
concertanti
dementi
dilettanti
Fanti
Girgenti
inti
meranti
pentimenti
rifacimenti
senti
shanti
tanti
Visconti
Ypsilanti

Synonyms and antonyms of portamenti in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «portamenti» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PORTAMENTI

Find out the translation of portamenti to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of portamenti from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «portamenti» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

portamenti
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

portamenti
570 millions of speakers

English

portamenti
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

portamenti
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

portamenti
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

portamenti
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

portamenti
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

portamenti
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

portamenti
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Portamenti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Portamenti
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ポルタメント
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

portamenti
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Port
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

portamenti
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

portamenti
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोर्टिंडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

portamenti
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

portamenti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

portamenti
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

portamenti
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

portamenti
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

portamenti
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

portamenti
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

portamenti
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

portamenti
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of portamenti

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PORTAMENTI»

The term «portamenti» is normally little used and occupies the 147.901 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of portamenti
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «portamenti».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PORTAMENTI» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «portamenti» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «portamenti» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about portamenti

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PORTAMENTI»

Discover the use of portamenti in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to portamenti and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Collection of Etudes Targeting Altissimo Passages in Alto ...
Because the various portamenti traverse the same range many times over, it was less necessary to include as many literal quotations of previously existing material. Excessive portamenti can carry a somewhat silly connotation that I fully  ...
Erik Vincent Steighner, 2008
2
The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various ...
Pellegrina bellezza che'l cuor bea, Portamenti alti honesti, e nelle ciglia And On the Death of a fair Infant, v. 5. , : " that lovely dye That did thy check envermeil." T. Wart on. But Milton's expression in *he text is probably srom Tasso's Aminta, A. i.
John Milton, Henry John Todd, 1809
3
Interpreting the Songs of Jacques Leguerney: A Guide for ...
The portamenti referred to by Bernac appear frequently in Leguerney's works ("A son page," "Le Grotesque"). Jubilant vocalises are common elements in both composers' works. Several points drastically separate Leguerney's style from that of ...
Mary Dibbern, Carol Kimball, Patrick Choukroun, 2001
4
Expressiveness in Music Performance: Empirical Approaches ...
That Joachim should use rather more in the way of portamento than present-day players is to be expected, but the nature and purpose of the device requires some explanation. While Joachim employs relatively few portamenti in the Hungarian ...
Dorottya Fabian, Renee Timmers, Emery Schubert, 2014
5
Analytical Studies in World Music : includes CD: includes CD
Such portamenti are a common kaval ornament, easily facilitated by the instrument's keyless construction. ... He thus does everything possible—through portamenti and other techniques—to emulate the singing voice with his kaval, a practice ...
Michael Tenzer Professor of Music University of British Columbia, 2006
6
Metric Manipulations in Haydn and Mozart: Chamber Music for ...
2 they take the form of chromatic inflections slurred to the following diatonic tones , which could be easily played as slides on a single finger yielding small instrumental portamenti. Although this manner of playing is not indicated on the score ...
Danuta Mirka, 2009
7
"Der Rosenkavalier": Genesis, Modelling, and New Aesthetic Paths
He singles out Der Rosenkavalier 's tenor aria as the most famous and perhaps most ironic of all, citing such "Italianizing" techniques as the exaggerated use of portamenti and espressivo markings, excessive fermatae, "the interpolated ...
Joseph E. Jones, 2009
8
Music Notation
As with portamenti, glissandi may vary in duration but usually affect the last fully notated subdivision of the note-value they attend. The glissando marking is drawn as a wavy line extending from the starting note up or down to the target note.
Mark McGrain, 1990
9
The Cambridge Companion to the Saxophone
... from order to chaos, using a dual texture of sweeping lines which fragment into an ever-expanding range, up to the limit of the altissimo register. Micro-intervals,. glissandi. and. portamenti. At a moderate tempo all the quarter-tones from ...
Richard Ingham, 1998
10
Some Changes in Style of Orchestral Playing, 1920-1950, as ...
Introduction This chapter will show that in the 1920s heavy portamenti occurred very frequently in British orchestras, whereas in continental European and American orchestras (with certain exceptions) portamenti at this time were usually ...
Robert Marshall Philip, 1974

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PORTAMENTI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term portamenti is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Anne Dudley's Music for Poldark
"He plays with very little vibrato sometimes, he does some nice portamenti between the notes. I loved the idea of this folky violin rising up ... «Film Music Society, Jul 15»
2
Bohemians Alongside Revolutionaries at Faneuil Hall
Moreover, Jacobs's voice, though not particularly Italianate, was beautifully suited to the repertoire; her portamenti were seamlessly executed, ... «The Boston Musical Intelligencer, Jun 15»
3
Rockport Anniversaries Artfully Observed
... cello, employing virtuosic devices from double-stop pizzicatos, to juicy operatic portamenti and even unashamedly suggested virtual tunes. «The Boston Musical Intelligencer, Jun 15»
4
Canadian wunderkind pianist wows MCO crowd
The third movement teems with swooping portamenti and fragile pizzicati, while the final section included concertmaster Karl Stobbe's ... «Winnipeg Free Press, Jun 15»
5
Grivnov, LPO, Jurowski, RFH
... the drama surged achingly forward, the big melodies unfolded mesmerically with necessary portamenti, the slides between notes, but no hint ... «The Arts Desk, Apr 15»
6
Staatskapelle Berlin/Barenboim/Batiashvili review, Royal Festival Hall
The trade-off involved less of the English-style nobilmente than usual; more regrettable was the virtual absence of Elgarian portamenti. Nor did ... «Evening Standard, Apr 15»
7
Recording of May 2015: Bruckner: Symphony 8
The string playing is fully fleshed, ardent, despite some rough ensemble work and inadvertent portamenti in the da capo—this is not the Berlin ... «Stereophile Magazine, Apr 15»
8
Classical review: Brodsky Quartet, Auckland Town Hall
The four players artfully fused the dramatic and the lyrical, with sizzling tremolos, furious sforzandi and sighing portamenti when melodies took ... «New Zealand Herald, Apr 15»
9
Synthesist Ajay Khanna Releases New Experimental Tracks: Listen
Arcade sounds, white noise, motorik rhythms and swooping portamenti cycle through like a demonstration of the instrument's capabilities, but ... «Riverfront Times, Mar 15»
10
Geneva orchestra at Kennedy Center shines with Debussy, Stravinsky
... such an indulgence on an international tour — played its advantages to the hilt in Ravel's “La Valse,” with swooning portamenti in the strings ... «Washington Post, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Portamenti [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/portamenti>. Jan 2023 ».
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