Grazioso

Graceful

"Grazioso" is an Italian adjective that translates to "graceful" in English, conveying the meanings of "elegance" or "charm".

In music, "grazioso" is an expression marking used to instruct performers to play with a graceful and charming quality, evoking a sense of elegance and delicacy.

In other words, when interpreting "grazioso", performers should aim to create a musical performance that is characterized by a graceful and charming demeanor, allowing the audience to experience a musical ambiance that reflects the beauty and refinement present in the piece being played.

Example of Grazioso

Mozart Piano Sonata No 11 in A Major, K. 331: I. Andante Grazioso (Marnie Laird, Piano)