sciolto - Musical Definition
- Two possible meanings:
1. Meaning 'with freedom'
2. A direction (often to string players) to play with detachment and without legato
Examples of use
Mozart's Haffner Symphony in D,No.35,KV 385, First movement Allegro con spirito, bar 23 in first violins unaccompanied running semiquavers up a D Major scale.