intermezzo

Definitions of intermezzo
  1. noun
    a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
    synonyms: entr'acte, interlude
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    type of:
    show
    the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
  2. noun
    a short movement coming between the major sections of a symphony
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    type of:
    movement
    a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata
  3. noun
    a short piece of instrumental music composed for performance between acts of a drama or opera
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    type of:
    composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music
    a musical work that has been created
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