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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- The lively bravura conclusion of an aria or duet.

Usage examples (26)
  • Madame Viardot-Garcia, finding the phrase of the cabaletta in the aria
  • She sang the cabaletta "Di tale amor" with good trills and clean runs, though at a moderate tempo.
  • Dr. Kissinger apparently doesn't appreciate the considerably rousing power of the traditional cantilena-cabaletta sequence of Italian opera.
  • Our natural instinct is to analyze that as a homologous variation — Joplin must have got it from somewhere, perhaps the cavatina-cabaletta sequence of Italian opera, or... for more
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