noun, plural a·rio·sos.
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His 2nd Arioso with twelve variations is worth the notice of pianists in search of something unfamiliar.The Pianoforte Sonata|J.S. Shedlock
Then it degenerates somewhat into an arioso, almost Italian.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes
Still more impressively is this mastery of expression shown in the arioso recitatives.Music in the History of the Western Church|Edward Dickinson
His forms are very free, and the recitative is almost wholly in the arioso style with full orchestral accompaniment.How Music Developed|W. J. Henderson
Arioso in the recitative indicates an interpolated passage of vocal melody.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Otto Jahn