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Noun

capriccio

  1. A type of landscape painting that places particular works of architecture in an unusual setting.
  2. A piece of music, usually fairly free in form and of a lively character.

Translations

type of painting

piece of music

Quotations

painting
  • 2005 : Above the drawing-room fireplace there was a painting by Guardi, a capriccio of Venice in a gilt rococo frame [...]. - Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, (Bloomsbury Publishing, paperback, 5)

Italian

Noun

capriccio m. (plural capricci)

  1. whim, fancy, caprice, quirk
  2. tantrum
  3. (music, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) capriccio

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