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  • noun Plural form of arioso.

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Examples

  • There were a few slow ariosos with accompaniment tucked in at the edges, but mostly this was a high-energy group of very idiomatic pieces.

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  • Selma's reveries are indicated merely by little ariosos in a lyrical style that halfheartedly evokes early Bernstein.

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  • Selma's reveries are indicated merely by little ariosos in a lyrical style that halfheartedly evokes early Bernstein.

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  • Short dialogic ariosos appear when a more conventional recitative would be expected.

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  • The St. John Passion is a dramatic representation of the Passion, as told in the Gospel of John, constructed of dramatically presented recitatives and choruses, commented by reflective chorales, ariosos, and arias, framed by an opening chorus and a final one, followed by a last chorale.

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