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date: 09 April 2020

Lirico (It.)locked

  • J.B. Steane

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(It.)

The term, meaning ‘lyric’, is used in English writing generally to describe a singer whose voice is lighter than that required for more dramatic roles and which suits a smooth, melodic style rather than a more declamatory form of utterance. In Italy, the tenore lirico is distinguished from the tenore leggiero...

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