pianissimo

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pianissimo

Music (to be performed) very quietly.
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She also sang with melting legato and delicate pianissimi.
Ana Maria Martinez, her velvety lyric soprano able to loft lovely high pianissimi but vulnerable to harshness in vehemently agitated passages, was more mellifluous as a comically exasperated Donna Elvira, interrupting the Don's attempted seductions with exaggerated shock and hauteur.
Lyne Fortin (Cio-Cio-San) used her lovely lyric soprano and impeccable vocal technique to great effect, offering marvellous pianissimi and displaying great musical and dramatic intensity.