Examples of verismo in a Sentence
the author of this crime novel uses profuse profanity in the name of verismo, but its effectiveness palls after a couple of chapters
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Perhaps the Met carefully planned this deep dive into verismo, that blood-and-guts, heart-on-sleeve, homicidally inclined genre of Italian potboiler that flourished around the turn of the 20th century.
Dr. Contino, who specialized in the visceral, unsentimental realism of Italian verismo opera, was also a music professor and vocal coach, but was best known as an acclaimed conductor.
There was hardly any Puccini, there was hardly any bel canto and no verismo.
In the decades after the composer’s death in 1901, performances of Verdi’s operas began to fester with the most aggressive excesses of the verismo style that was gaining steam in his final years.
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