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Topic: Liszt: La Leggierezza  (Read 7139 times)

Offline ramseytheii

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Liszt: La Leggierezza
on: May 06, 2006, 10:41:57 PM
can anyone translate the title?

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Offline arensky

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Re: Liszt: La Leggierezza
Reply #1 on: May 06, 2006, 11:32:11 PM
leggerezza... "lightness, nimbleness". "ezza" is a suffix used to create abstract nouns in Italian. So in this case it turns the adjective "leggiero" into a noun, "leggerezza". Evidently the "i" in your spelling is an error; my dictionary (Mondadori's) drops the "i" in "leggierro" in "leggerezza". I think it's spelled your way in the sheet music, though....
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