Definition of Parlando

1. a. & adv. Speaking; in a speaking or declamatory manner; to be sung or played in the style of a recitative.



Definition of Parlando

1. sung in a manner suggestive of speech [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parlando

parklets
parklike
parkly
parkour
parkoured
parkouring
parkours
parks
parkside
parkward
parkway
parkways
parky
parlance
parlances
parlando (current term)
parlante
parlay
parlayed
parlaying
parlays
parle
parled
parles
parley
parleyed
parleyer
parleyers
parleying
parleys

Literary usage of Parlando

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Prof. H. Kling's Modern Orchestration and Instrumentation: Or, The Art of by Henri Kling (1905)
"In parlando scenes, whether in Monologues or Dialogues, where the singer must sing more in a speaking voice, and only fortissimo in exceptional exclamatory ..."

2. Readings on the Inferno of Dante: Based Upon the Commentary of Benvenuto Da by Dante Alighieri, William Warren Vernon, Edward Moore (1906)
"Bianchi and Fraticelli : " per reverentemente, come pur dianzi Dante faceva parlando a Virgilio." Gelli : " parlando così onesto, e con tanta modestia. ..."

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