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
Recent Examples of verismo from the Web
There was hardly any Puccini, there was hardly any bel canto and no verismo.
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.
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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