noun, plural cav·a·ti·ne [kav-uh-tee-ney; Italian kah-vah-tee-ne] /ˌkæv əˈti neɪ; Italian ˌkɑ vɑˈti nɛ/. Music.
Examples from the Web for cavatina
How charming is the melody of the cavatina 'Grace pour toi!'Gambara|Honore de Balzac
Just then a voice was heard in the adjoining room singing the cavatina—the voice of Mdlle.Great Singers, Second Series|George T. Ferris
The cavatina came to an end, the last notes—those wonderful notes!Nell, of Shorne Mills|Charles Garvice
Hope had sustained the singer during the cavatina, at the beginning of the second act.
It is not right that Velluti should sing the cavatina of Aureliano so that the author can scarcely recognise it himself.The Life of Rossini|Henry Sutherland Edwards