Noun(1) a vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech
(1) singing in recitative(2) Brindley Sherratt, the bass soloist to whom much of the important recitative is consigned, conveyed the drama excellently.(3) But his peculiar language consisted of a sort of recitative , half-speaking the songs rather than singing them.(4) After a dramatic recitative which Genaux sings with some interesting vocal color, the aria is as light and as refreshing as a cool breeze.(5) By the early eighteenth century, operatic juxtapositions (aria versus recitative , for instance) came to be seen as part of a standard order of representation, weakening the original shock-effect of the genre.(6) The staging for Radames's return - with massed wind and brass, plus ballet - was terrific, despite some backstage noise for Aida's preceding recitative .(7) The scope of the movement is strictly calibrated so that the more complex, vigorous material executed only by the dancers springs as naturally from the basic choreography as aria does from recitative .(8) For a start, it is set in Classical Roman times, in the reign of the Emperor Titus, and strikes me as being much heavier on recitative than Mozart's more famous works.(9) Hawkins doesn't give us a heap of recitative , but actually finds a coherent musical structure that fits the poems.(10) This musical tradition was developed in the seventeenth century with the emergence of opera, oratorio, and cantata and their attendant forms of aria, recitative , and chorale.(11) The piece is an artful reworking both of Hungarian folk music and Baroque recitative .(12) Much of it is recitative , a music of raw emotion, the cry of the heart without a melody.(13) I detest recitative in its baroque continuo form.(14) The arias now give the impression of being an overflow from the recitative's disciplined passion - as they were in the recitative of early Baroque, Monteverdian opera.(15) The intricate polyphonic choruses and semi-choruses with solo recitative were always lucidly controlled.(16) These four scenes for Savage are quite significant, involving not just recitative but a sequence of strong da capo arias.
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Different Formsrecitative, recitatives
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