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Example sentences from the Web for coloratura
I make a great distinction between the coloratura touch and the melody touch.Piano Mastery|Harriette Brower
Coloratura singing, to be absolutely perfect, demands this degree of tonal excellence.
The modern school of musical criticism does not hold coloratura singing in very high esteem.
But this much is certain: Coloratura singing still has a strong hold on the affections of the music loving public.
Dazzling as the effects of coloratura are, they are obtained by the combination of a few simple elements.
British Dictionary definitions for coloratura
- (in 18th- and 19th-century arias) a florid virtuoso passage
- (as modifier)a coloratura aria
Word Origin for coloratura
Cultural definitions for coloratura
Elaborate ornamentation in a piece of vocal music. A coloratura soprano is one who can sing such highly ornamented parts.