His forms are very free, and the recitative is almost wholly in the arioso style with full orchestral accompaniment.
The oboe has a kind of arioso phrase with trilling of flutes and clarinets, answered in trumpets and harp.
Still more impressively is this mastery of expression shown in the arioso recitatives.
His 2nd arioso with twelve variations is worth the notice of pianists in search of something unfamiliar.
arioso in the recitative indicates an interpolated passage of vocal melody.
Then it degenerates somewhat into an arioso, almost Italian.