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Noun: intermezzo (intermezzi,intermezzos)  ,in-tu(r)'met-sow
  1. A short movement coming between the major sections of a symphony
     
  2. A short piece of instrumental music composed for performance between acts of a drama or opera
     
  3. (music) a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
    - interlude, entr'acte

Derived forms: intermezzi, intermezzos

Type of: composition, movement, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music, show

Encyclopedia: Intermezzo