Definitions

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  • n. A person who performs in recitals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A musician, singer or player, who gives recitals.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a musician who gives recitals

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Examples

  • Opening with four selections from Schumann's Aus den Kerner-Liedern songs of Kerner, Kaufmann initially took a few songs to refocus his voice to that of a recitalist in this more delicate material; with minor control issues and a crack or two, the downsizing adjustment soon settled him into a groove.

    Rodney Punt: Jonas Kaufmann Triumphs in Lieder Recital for LA Opera

  • Last Friday at the Chandler Pavilion, the German tenor took a break from his dramatic roles on stage for his United States debut as a lieder recitalist.

    Rodney Punt: Jonas Kaufmann Triumphs in Lieder Recital for LA Opera

  • Many Americans will remember him less as a rural recitalist than as the Sausage King of TV ads.

    Jimmy Dean obituary

  • During the past few decades, she has expanded the keyboard repertoire in number (commissioning about 75 pieces) and scope (introducing electronic or theatrical elements), tweaking conventional notions of the classical recitalist in the process.

    A Pianist Evolves With Her Instrument

  • Anna Netrebko shows her mettle as a recitalist with her new album of Russian songs (available from Arkivmusic. com)

    On CD: Netrebko's Russian art songs

  • None of these opera-worthy virtues suggest a natural career as a recitalist.

    On CD: Netrebko's Russian art songs

  • Barenboim is so often overlooked as a piano recitalist.

    A Big Room with a View

  • In 1878 he went to Paris as a recitalist, settling in London four years later.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • As she approached fifty, Tourel became active as a song recitalist.

    Jennie Tourel.

  • Her impeccable musicianship, convincing acting, and striking beauty kept her in constant demand as an opera performer, as a recitalist, and as a teacher, and she was famous for the absence of egocentricity often found in prima donnas.

    Judith Raskin.

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