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What is a cadenza?


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2008-09-23 03:56:38
2008-09-23 03:56:38

Cadenza In music, a cadenza (Italian for cadence) is, generically, an improvised or written-out ornamental passage played or sung by a soloist or soloists, usually in a "free" rhythmic style, and often allowing for virtuosic display. (Randel 1986)

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