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Drama; Opera

A term that describes singing without accompaniment.


Drama; Opera

A term used during applause to commend the performance of female performers on stage. Bravo for male performers, Bravi for the entire ensemble or male and female performers together.


Drama; Opera

A half step or half tone, an interval midway between two whole tones.


Drama; Opera

A construction on stage built to suggest place and time in which the singers enact the story of the opera plot.

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Drama; Opera

Any note a semitone higher than another note..


Drama; Opera

“sung play”; A form of German musical drama that used spoken dialogue in addition to musical numbers. Examples of “singspiel” are Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio, Von Weber’s Der Freischütz, ...


Drama; Opera

A musical composition for one instrument or two, usually with two or three movements.

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