Concert pitch. See under Pitch.

(Con`cer*tan"te) n. [It., orig p. pr. of concertare to form or perform a concert. See Concert.] (Mus.) A concert for two or more principal instruments, with orchestral accompaniment. Also adjectively; as, concertante parts.

(Con`cer*ta"tion) n. [L. concertatio.] Strife; contention. [Obs.] Bailey.

(Con*cer"ta*tive) a. [L. concertativus.] Contentious; quarrelsome. [Obs.] Bailey.

(Con*cert"ed) a. Mutually contrived or planned; agreed on; as, concerted schemes, signals.

Concerted piece(Mus.), a composition in parts for several voices or instrument, as a trio, a quartet, etc.

(Con`cer*ti"na) n. [From It. concerto a concert.] A small musical instrument on the principle of the accordion. It is a small elastic box, or bellows, having free reeds on the inside, and keys and handles on the outside of each of the two hexagonal heads.

(Con`cer*ti"no) n. [See Concertina.] (Mus.) A piece for one or more solo instruments with orchestra; — more concise than the concerto.

(Con*cer"tion) n. Act of concerting; adjustment. [R.] Young.

(||Con*cert`meis"ter) n. [G.] (Mus.) The head violinist or leader of the strings in an orchestra; the sub-leader of the orchestra; concert master.

(Con*cer"to) n.; pl. Concertos [It. See Concert, n.] (Mus.) A composition (usually in symphonic form with three movements) in which one instrument (or two or three) stands out in bold relief against the orchestra, or accompaniment, so as to display its qualities or the performer's skill.

(Con*ces"sion) n. [L. concessio, fr. concedere: cf. F. concession. See Concede.]

1. The act of conceding or yielding; usually implying a demand, claim, or request, and thus distinguished from giving, which is voluntary or spontaneous.

By mutual concession the business was adjusted.

1. Agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opinions and views; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous action.

All these discontents, how ruinous soever, have arisen from the want of a due communication and concert.

2. Musical accordance or harmony; concord.

Let us in concert to the season sing.

3. A musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part.

Visit by night your lady's chamber window
With some sweet concert.

And boding screech owls make the concert full.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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