Definition of obbligato
Examples of obbligato in a Sentence
with the babble of the brook as an obbligato, we enjoyed our picnic
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The aria is enhanced by trumpet and oboe obbligatos, which were handled deftly by trumpeter Steve Marquardt and oboist Debra Nagy.
The orchestra's alert accompaniment was at one with the pianist's purposes, as was Stefan Ragnar Hoskuldsson's dulcet flute obbligato in the opening movement.
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