divertimento

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  • noun

Synonyms for divertimento

a musical composition in several movements

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Certainly the works from 1810 to 1814 contained in volume 3 mark some of Corri's largest and most demanding works, including a set of six waltzes and several divertimentos.
This collection contains forty-six vocal and instrumental compositions, including the "Yankee Doodleiad," a national divertimento for piano and strings.
No autograph manuscripts are extant for the divertimentos and there are good, possibly authentic copies for only two works.
The demonstrably authentic divertimentos are transmitted in five or more copies from the eighteenth century, some of which are usually from the Vienna circle.
Gerlach disputes this attribution, however, noting that the two divertimentos are the only ones missing from Haydn's Entwurf-Katalog, and are the sole works entered in Elssler's catalogue without indications of the number of parts or tempos.