All through the coloratura she was accompanied by sighs, and its top note was drowned in a shout of universal joy.
No coloratura soprano can, so to speak, afford to be without it.
The next number on the program will probably be the soloist—say, a coloratura soprano.
Their style of singing was the flexible, florid, coloratura style.
It is the dancing equivalent of a coloratura soprano rle in opera.
I am a medium, a coloratura hypnotist and a spirituous control.
Like myself, she was a coloratura soprano, and I can recollect with joy her voice and her method of singing.
The coloratura singer, who is an artist, can act as well as sing.
coloratura singing, to be absolutely perfect, demands this degree of tonal excellence.
Every man who drives a racing-car has a coloratura soprano beaten to death for temperament.
"Ornamental passages, roulades, embellishments, etc., in vocal music" [Elson], 1740, from Italian coloratura, literally "coloring," from Late Latin coloratura, from colorare "to color," from color (see color (n.)).
Elaborate ornamentation in a piece of vocal music. A coloratura soprano is one who can sing such highly ornamented parts.