Furious, violent

"Furioso" is an Italian adjective that translates to "furious" or "violent" in English, conveying the meanings of "intense anger" or "violent emotion".

In music, "furioso" is an expression marking used to instruct performers to play with a furious or extremely intense quality, evoking a sense of fiery and passionate emotion.

In other words, when interpreting "furioso", performers should aim to create a musical performance that is characterized by an explosive and intense expression, allowing the audience to experience a heightened emotional and dynamic musical ambiance that reflects the powerful and furious nature of the piece being played.

Example of Furioso

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 10 - II. Allegretto Furioso | Emerson String Quartet |