bel canto

noun bel can·to \ bel-ˈkän-(ˌ)tō , -ˈkan- \

Definition of bel canto

:operatic singing originating in 17th century and 18th century Italy and stressing ease, purity, and evenness of tone production and an agile and precise vocal technique

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Origin and Etymology of bel canto

Italian, literally, beautiful singing


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