recitativo

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noun rec·i·ta·ti·vo \-ˈtē-(ˌ)vō\

Definition of recitativo

plural

recitativi

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recitativos

  1. :  recitative 1

Origin and Etymology of recitativo

Italian


First Known Use: 1662


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