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Arioso

 

a solo vocal episode in an opera, oratorio, or cantata; generally shorter than an aria and written in a freer form. The declamatory manner of singing is often used. Examples are the ariosi of Canio (I Pagliacci by Leoncavallo) and Hermann and Lenskii (The Queen of Spades and Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky).

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This uniformity of character provides a foil for Rigoletto's far more richly textured depiction, realized through arioso, duets, and ensembles in a complex array of mockery, hatred, love, and self-pity.
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James Francis Brown's Arioso, immediately compelling in its piano introduction, and ushering in a dark cantilena from the viola, moves too soon towards a bravely elegiac ending after a prematurely triumphant conclusion.
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The opening of B, however, differs from these examples in the character of the subject: Purcell avoids the declamatory, arioso style often found at the outset of such verse anthems by creating a rhythmically neutral figure that arches in the manner of a polyphonic subject.
Stanford tried to avoid the use of standard forms, but he was not yet sufficiently practised to manage without them; and his arioso had yet to achieve a strong enough sense of direction.
Only as he matured did he develop his unique form of arioso as the basis of his style.
Olinsky was late getting to the Clark Stadium Recreation Park in Hermosa Beach for the play-off between the Giants and the Yankees because he had spent the morning transposing the arioso from A major into C major to make it simpler for the boy.
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