Strepitoso

Boisterous, noisy

"Strepitoso" is an Italian term that translates to "boisterous" or "noisy" in English, conveying the meanings of "loudness" or "clamor".

In music, "strepitoso" is used as an instruction to guide performers to play with a lively and noisy quality, often involving strong accents and dynamic contrasts.

In other words, when interpreting "strepitoso", performers should aim to create a musical performance that conveys a sense of boisterousness and noise, allowing the audience to experience a musical ambiance that reflects the energetic and exuberant character of the piece being played, often with emphatic and vibrant expression.

Example of Strepitoso

Sergei Prokofiev - Sonata no.9, Allegro strepitoso/Andantino - Manuel Araujo, piano