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bra·vu·ra

 (brə-vo͝or′ə, -vyo͝or′ə)
n.
1. Music
a. Brilliant technique or style in performance.
b. A piece or passage that emphasizes a performer's virtuosity.
2. A showy manner or display.
adj.
1. Music Of, relating to, or being a brilliant performance technique or style.
2. Showy; ostentatious.

[Italian, from bravo, excellent; see brave.]

bravura

(brəˈvjʊərə; -ˈvʊərə)
n
1. a display of boldness or daring
2. (Music, other) music
a. brilliance of execution
b. (as modifier): a bravura passage.
[C18: from Italian: spirit, courage, from bravare to show off, see bravado]

bra•vu•ra

(brəˈvyʊər ə, -ˈvʊər ə, brɑ-)

n., pl. -ras.
1. a florid musical piece requiring dashing performances.
2. a display of daring; brilliant performance.
[1780–90; < Italian: spirit, dash]

bravura

An Italian word meaning spirit, used to mean boldness or brilliance in doing something.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bravura - brilliant and showy technical skill; "in a final bravura the ballerina appeared to be floating in water"; "the music ends with a display of bravura"
virtuosity - technical skill or fluency or style exhibited by a virtuoso

bravura

noun
1. brilliance, energy, spirit, display, punch (informal), dash, animation, vigour, verve, panache, boldness, virtuosity, élan, exhibitionism, brio, ostentation He launched into the live transmission with operatic bravura.
adjective
Translations

bravura

[brəˈvʊərə]
A. N
1.arrojo m, brío m
2. (Mus) → virtuosismo m
B. CPD [display, performance] → brillante

bravura

[brəˈvjʊərə] (literary)
nbrio m
adj [performance] → brillant(e)

bravura

nBravour f; (Mus) → Bravourstück nt
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