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Meaning of ARIA

Pronunciation:  'âreeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an elaborate song for solo voice
  2. [n]  an elaborate song for solo voice
 

ARIA is a 4 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: arietta, opera, short aria, song, song, strain

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A"ri*a\, n. [It., fr. L. a["e]r. See {Air}.] (Mus.)
An air or song; a melody; a tune.

Note: The Italian term is now mostly used for the more
      elaborate accompanied melodies sung by a single voice,
      in operas, oratorios, cantatas, anthems, etc., and not
      so much for simple airs or tunes.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air, aria buffa, aria cantabile, aria da capo, aria da chiesa, aria di bravura, aria di coloratura, aria fugata, aria parlante, arietta, arioso, bravura, cantabile, canto, cantus, coloratura, descant, ditty, hymn, lay, lied, line, measure, melodia, melodic line, melody, note, recitative, refrain, solo, solo part, song, soprano part, strain, treble, tune
 

 

 

 

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