noun, plural a·rio·sos.
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Arioso in the recitative indicates an interpolated passage of vocal melody.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
His 2nd Arioso with twelve variations is worth the notice of pianists in search of something unfamiliar.The Pianoforte Sonata|J.S. Shedlock
To have set them in the sustained arioso style of Tristan und Isolde would have been as impossible as it would have been inept.Debussy's Pellas et Mlisande|Lawrence Gilman
The recitative itself became more characteristic and was diversified with short arioso passages.
His forms are very free, and the recitative is almost wholly in the arioso style with full orchestral accompaniment.