In music, a solo (from the Italian: solo, meaning alone) is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung featuring a single performer, who may be performing completely alone or supported by an accompanying instrument such as a piano or organ, a continuo group (in Baroque music), or the rest of a choir, orchestra, band, or other ensemble.
In musical performance, a solo is a piece or a section of a piece that is played or sung by a single performer. This performer is called a soloist. A soloist can be a singer or an instrumentalist. Solos are common in classical music and jazz.
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Solo, a 1992 novel by Jill Mansell; Music. Solo (music), a piece or section played or sung by a single performer; Groups. Solo (American band), an R&B group from New York City; Solo (Dutch band), a pop duo with Michiel Flamman and Simon Gitsels; Albums. Solo (Kai Winding album), 1963; Solo (Cecil Taylor album), 1973; Solo (Jimmy Raney album), 1976
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Baroque music began when the first operas (dramatic solo vocal music accompanied by orchestra) were written. During the Baroque era, polyphonic contrapuntal music, in which multiple, simultaneous independent melody lines were used, remained important (counterpoint was important in the vocal music of the Medieval era).
A solo is a section designed to showcase an instrumentalist (e.g. a guitarist or a harmonica player) or less commonly, more than one instrumentalist (e.g., a trumpeter and a sax player). Guitar solos are common in rock music , particularly heavy metal and in the blues .
Solo: A Star Wars Story (or simply Solo) is a 2018 American space Western film centering on the Star Wars character Han Solo, also featuring his original trilogy co-protagonists Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian.
1. a musical composition or a part in such a composition for one performer with or without accompaniment. 2. any performance, as a dance, by one person. 3. a flight in an airplane during which the pilot is unaccompanied by any other person. 4. a person who works, acts, or performs alone.
Film music career. He made his film music debut as a solo composer in 1985, scoring a number of successful films including The Believers (1987), The Kiss (1988), Cocktail (1988), Blind Fury (1989), Wayne's World (1992), Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994), Highlander III: The Sorcerer (1994), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995, also directed by Wes Craven), Firestorm (1998), The World's Fastest Indian ...