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1Relating to or characteristic of opera.‘operatic arias’
- ‘Italian solo cantatas of the late 17th and early 18th centuries contained arias on the operatic model.’
- ‘This compilation includes operatic arias and crossover songs.’
- ‘But I do agree with you about the exquisiteness of some operatic arias.’
- ‘They also suggest enough power to take on the more popular operatic composers.’
- ‘Although less well known than Britten, Tippett's operatic output was in many ways more musically varied and politically challenging.’
- ‘Other musical contributions to the truly enjoyable evening included an operatic aria by Grace Saito.’
- ‘This is the kind of soprano voice the operatic world has been praying for!’
- ‘But she was no stranger to the operatic arias, because her parents often took her to the opera in Monaco, where she grew up.’
- ‘In the last few years London has seen a variety of operatic styles in contemporary opera.’
- ‘The concert includes Mozart's Requiem, Missa Brevis, operatic arias and music for the Christmas season.’
- ‘It should be noted that Mozart was hardly kind when scoring the operatic arias for the full lyric soprano.’
- ‘Its range is wide indeed, from operatic aria to rock fantasy via Neapolitan love song and pop ballad.’
- ‘But bursts of operatic arias, incessant chatter and the clatter of pots and pans give it a curiously relaxing bustle.’
- ‘From the late seventeenth century the central male operatic role (primo uomo) in opera seria was sung by a castrato.’
- ‘Through the difficult moments she kept herself going by listening to operatic arias or Beatles' compilations over a headset.’
- ‘Yet the beauty of Bellini's arias and ensembles would leave a lasting mark on operatic history.’
- ‘As regards choral sound, I am not sure that the developed voices of an operatic chorus are ideal in terms of sound quality.’
- ‘Songs, arias, and operatic scenes are mixed together, and that works well too.’
- ‘This time, as well as operatic arias, Caruso included some Italian songs.’
- ‘Her voice no longer can do what it used to do in heavy classical music, at least not in concert halls and operatic stages.’
- 1.1 Extravagantly theatrical; overly dramatic.‘she wrung her hands in operatic despair’
- ‘Operatic in scale, featuring garish colours and fantastic action sequences, the film is a minor adventure classic.’
- ‘His tempos were admirably unhurried - allowing the music to soar with almost operatic passion.’
- ‘Barring any unexpected operatic plot twists down the road, the answer to all these queries is surely yes.’
- ‘While operatic in scale, everything in Anderson's screenplay has a natural ebb and flow to it.’
- ‘There is a mastery at work that elevates it from yet another crime caper to something almost operatic in scope.’
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