Religioso

Religious

"Religioso" is an Italian term that translates to "religious" or "reverent" in English, conveying the meanings of "spirituality" or "piety".

In music, "religioso" is used as an instruction to guide performers to play with a religious or reverent quality, evoking a sense of sacredness and devotion.

In other words, when interpreting "religioso", performers should aim to create a musical performance that conveys a sense of reverence and spiritual devotion, allowing the audience to experience a musical ambiance that reflects the solemn and religious nature of the piece being played.

Example of Religioso

G.Goltermann 'Religioso' morceaux de salon, Op. 53 VARIATION CELLO ENSEMBLE 바리에이션 첼로 앙상블