This is all cantabile; nothing to do with the subject of the piece, which is Donna Olivia;—pray give me the key note to her heart.
Trio in D major, cantabile theme for violin, doubled by the viola in the octave below.
The portamento being an embellishment that pertains to the cantabile, it is very little used in declamatory singing.
After the exposition of the subject, the violin has figure-playing of an easy kind, while the violoncello has a cantabile theme.
Wilhelmj drew from his instrument the noblest sounds I ever heard; not Joachim, not Ysaye excelled him in cantabile.
He executes the most difficult passages with the most extraordinary ease, and especially pours out his heart in the cantabile.
The cantabile she certainly will never forget, being her natural bent.
The cantabile slow movement, modeled somewhat after the Italian cantilena, was his.
This 10-syllable measure is cantabile, and its phrases are too short and too regular to make good recitative verse.
Another species of dramatic music, the cantabile of the Italians, is equally neglected among us.