One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for recitative
- ‘The soprano introduces the first words of the text and the flute takes over in a long, beautiful quasi recitativo above the strings.’
- ‘Conductor Bernard Labadie, the Music and Artistic Director of L' Opéra de Québec led the excellent orchestra, with harpsichord for the recitativo secco, with a sure hand.’
- ‘Characteristic features of the genre are the rapid-firing recitativo secco accompanying vigorous stage business, and the multi-sectional concerted finale with dramatic surprises.’
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