Fresco

Fresh, refreshing

"Fresco" is an Italian adjective that translates to "fresh" or "refreshing" in English, conveying the meanings of "coolness" or "revitalization".

In music, "fresco" is an expression marking used to instruct performers to play with a light and airy quality, evoking a sense of freshness and vitality.

In other words, when interpreting "fresco", performers should aim to create a musical performance that feels light and rejuvenating, allowing the audience to experience a musical ambiance that is characterized by a breezy and invigorating quality, reflecting the cool and revitalizing nature of the piece being played.

Example of Fresco

Al Fresco (Intermezzo)