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noun. a boating song sung by Venetian gondoliers.
- barcarola (Italian)
Sentences with barcarole
1. The barcarole was the fifth movement of the symphony.
2. She played the barcarole beautifully on the piano.
Quotes about barcarole
1. "The barcarole, in which the singers simulate the rocking of a gondola, is one of the most charming features of Venetian music."
Maria Callas, Source: "The Art of Bel Canto" by Richard Bonynge
2. "The barcarole was a lulling and dreamy melody, and the setting sun tinged with a dying roseate hue the waves, calm and gentle, which broke against the gondola, as its prow glided through the water."
Alexandre Dumas, Source: "The Count of Monte Cristo"