bel canto

Definition of bel canto

Pronunciation: bĕl kän´tô
n.1.(Music) a cantabile style of operatic singing characterized by purity and evenness of tone, and a precise but brilliant vocal technique displaying ease and agility.

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bravura, choral singing, coloratura, croon, crooning, folk singing, hum, humming, intonation, lyricism, operatic singing, scat, scat singing, singing, sol-fa, sol-fa exercise, solfeggio, solmization, song, tonic sol-fa, vocal music, vocalization, warbling, yodel, yodeling
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