aria parlante

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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