aria parlante

noun
aria par·​lan·​te | \ -ˌpärˈlänˌtā \
plural arias parlante\ -​ēəzˌp-​ \ also arie parlanti\ -​ēˌāˌpärˈlän(ˌ)tē \

Definition of aria parlante

: an aria characterized by a declamatory melodic style

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History and Etymology for aria parlante

Italian, speaking air

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“Aria parlante.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aria%20parlante. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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