Examples of canto in a Sentence
the first canto of Dante's “Inferno”
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Written in two cantos, the full work is nearly two dozen verses.
Although controversy surrounds the firing of the Met’s director John Copley late last month, this revival of his 1990 production of Rossini’s bel canto feast goes ahead regardless, for the first time since 1993.
Next summer Mr. Crutchfield and his bel canto operation will decamp for Purchase College, part of the State University of New York, where it will be reinvented as Teatro Nuovo.
There was hardly any Puccini, there was hardly any bel canto and no verismo.
The show convenes a suite of drawings employing that technique, made between 1958 and 1960: putative illustrations of the thirty-four cantos of Dante’s Inferno.
During the next three-hour lunch, over bowls of ramen noodle soup in a small café, words flowed and everything that emanated from the 77-year old writer's mouth sounded like the beginning of a poem, a delightful Caribbean canto.
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.
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: a major section of a long poem
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