obbligato, obligato

  1. (music): part of the score that must be played as written; a required part
  2. (music): an elaborate or flowery countermelody, often written to be played or sung above the principal theme (in a higher pitch range). Frequently includes a repetitive motif.
    John Philip Sousa"s The Stars and Stripes Forever includes a famous piccolo obbligato.

8 letters in word "obligato": A B G I L O O T.

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