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Arioso in the recitative indicates an interpolated passage of vocal melody.
His 2nd Arioso with twelve variations is worth the notice of pianists in search of something unfamiliar.
To have set them in the sustained arioso style of Tristan und Isolde would have been as impossible as it would have been inept.
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.
On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to arioso, such as: melodious, ariose, canorous, and dulcet.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.