Adjective "vivace" definition and examples

(Vivace may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/vɪˈvɑːtʃeɪ/

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Definitions and examples

adjective & adverb

(especially as a direction) in a lively and brisk manner.
  1. 'It brought plenty of vigor to the vivace opening movement, appropriately so, although the acoustics of the drawing room venue for the concerts lent a hard edge to some of the concerted passages.'
  2. 'The Allegro molto vivace was - appropriately enough - very animated, and their intonation, if not perfect, impressive.'

noun

A passage or movement marked to be performed in a lively and brisk manner.
  1. 'That is, the gavotte switches to a vivace, which dissolves into a brief, though affecting, adagio.'

More definitions

1. (a musical direction) vivacious; lively.

More examples(as adjective)

"products can be vivace."

"studios can be vivace."

"revenues can be vivace."

"movements can be vivace."

"lines can be vivace."

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Origin

Italian, ‘brisk, lively’, from Latin vivax, vivac-.