cavatina


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cavatina

(ˌkævəˈtiːnə)
n, pl -ne (-nɪ)
1. (Classical Music) a solo song resembling a simple aria
2. (Classical Music) an instrumental composition reminiscent of this
[C19: from Italian]
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Cavatina / Per pieta bell' Idol mio / Musica / Del Sig:r D: Domenico Cimarosa / Si venderia del Giovanni Colameo rigatore de carta di musica al vicolo di S.
There is so much good stuff out there these days it's hard to pinpoint influences, but these days I quite like Tobacco, Tycho, Ulrich Schnauss, Jon Hopkins, Com Truise, Ariel Pink, Nitemoves, Bibio, The Field, Nathan Fake, VHS Head, Four Tet, Machinedrum, Bonobo, Chromeo, The War On Drugs, Unknown Mortal Orchestra I seem to be drawn to anything melodic really, I remember my mum humming me to sleep with 'Singalong Junk' by Paul McCartney and my dad playing Cavatina on guitar a lot - both quite melancholic tunes which I think stayed with me.
They take part in chaotic ensemble finales, quasi-romantic duets for would-be lovers, and even arias that resemble cavatina and cabaletta form (nos.
In the music archive of the Zisterzienser stift (Cistercian Abbey) in Stams, where fortunately the historic music collection of the Musikkapelle Stams (wind band) from the nineteenth century has also been preserved, one can find a handwritten score of Zaccaria's cavatina "Sperate o figli" from Nabucco arranged for wind ensemble.
Winnipeg-born Nikki Einfeld flounced about the stage as sassy widow Norina during her opening cavatina, "Quel guardoil cavliere," before her wheedling "Via, caro sposino" replete with gravity-defying runs.
The first half of the concert, dedicated to Russian music, included her opening song, aptly titled Olga's Aria, from Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin, which revealed the warmth, richness and drama in her voice, and Konchakovna's Cavatina from Borodin's opera Prince Igor in which her emotional intensity was simply spellbinding.
Listen out, too, for the much-loved Cavatina by Stanley Durrant''''s available from on 0845 PS 10 conc Myers and Danza Paraguaya, by Agustin Barrios, as Durrant flexes his musical chops in preparation for his third visit to Paraguay.
He will be playing two favourite film themes - Cavatina from The Deer Hunter and Scott Joplin's The Entertainer from The Sting.
Free for eight to 25-yearolds, thanks to the Cavatina Chamber Music Trust.
Likewise the Cavatina hinted at rubato and portamento plus intriguingly strung-out ornaments.
The group was also awarded a Junior Fellowship in Chamber Music at the RWCMD in 2004, following their success in the college's CAVATINA Chamber Music Competition in 2003.