Recent Examples of bel from the Web
There was hardly any Puccini, there was hardly any bel canto and no verismo.
BEL AIR, Md. — A deputy’s nearly fatal overdose while investigating a drug scene recently underscores the dangers faced by those fighting the U.S. drug epidemic.
BEL-AIR: A Cold War-era bomb shelter (now a wine cellar) is among holdovers of this single-story home, built in 1949 for actor-producer Alan Ladd.
The German soprano Diana Damrau, a house favorite, shares the stage with the tenor Javier Camarena, an assured bel-canto stylist who has the taste and technique to leave a lasting impression as well.
And as Arturo, the man Elvira loves to distraction, a member of the Royalists, who opposed the Puritans in the English Civil War, Mr. Camarena again proved to be the leading bel canto tenor of the day.
The score features the brilliant patter numbers that distinguish bel canto writing.
And, as in summers past, this was a chance to hear a significant bel canto opera that remains an offshoot of the repertory.
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Origin and Etymology of bel
First Known Use: 1929See Words from the same year
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