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scena

[ shey-nuh ]
/ ˈʃeɪ nə /
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noun
an extended operatic vocal solo, usually including an aria and a recitative.
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Origin of scena

1810–20; <Italian: literally, scene
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British Dictionary definitions for scena

scena
/ (ˈʃeɪnə) /

noun plural -ne (-ˌneɪ)
a scene in an opera, usually longer than a single aria
a dramatic vocal piece written in operatic style
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