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1. recitative

noun. a vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech.

Synonyms

  • passage
  • arioso

Etymology

  • recitativo (Latin)
  • recitare (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word recitative


1. Adjective
Decide whether your chant will use recitative or free melody.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Both cantatas and oratorios are sung musical performances from the Baroque era that feature recitative -- spoken song -- arias, choruses and duets.

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