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have a cadenza

To become angry, agitated, or irritated. Primarily heard in South Africa. John always has a cadenza over the traffic on his way to work. Don't have a cadenza—I was only trying to be helpful!
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have a cadenza

SOUTH AFRICAN, INFORMAL
If someone has a cadenza, they become very angry or upset. He had a cadenza because he couldn't get his favourite curry.
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have a cadenza

be extremely agitated. South African informal
Cadenza is an Italian term for a virtuoso solo passage near the end of a piece of music. This informal sense probably comes from Danny Kaye 's humorous 1940s recording ‘The Little Fiddle’.
1991 D. Capel Personality The Conservative party is having a cadenza about ‘subliminal messages’ on the SABC's news logo.
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At Cadenza Music Institute LLC, we not only have a teacher, but also a mother we are blessed to have, as she reminds us that for every action we take, consider it a privilege we should not take for granted.
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With neither musician using a score, Rilling conducted and Bell played the concerto passionately and authoritatively, launching into a virtuosic performance of his original cadenza in which he coaxed a vast range of voices from the single instrument.
The tempo picked up towards the end of the movement until a splendidly strident cadenza. Luganksy brought the whole hall down to earth with a broad, expressive performance of Myra Hess's piano arrangement of Bach's 'Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring' from Cantata 147.
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In 1717 Bach purchased a new harpsichord for Prince Leopold's orchestra, so it is quite likely that the spectacular, extensive cadenza he wrote at the end of the 1st movement in Concerto 5 was written to showcase the new instrument.
In Brandenburg Five, harpsichordist Christine Whiffen delivered a sparkling account of the huge cadenza which lies at the heart of the piece.
Thus until the appearance of these volumes in score, one cannot say that there was a reading public for musical printing but only a using public." (3) As Bribitzer-Stull puts it, conventional wisdom holds that the cadenza is a musical parenthesis: like linguistic parenthetical remarks, cadenzas may be engaging, illuminating, and insightful, but they are not regarded as intrinsic to structural coherence.