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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"May I also be allowed," said Morcerf, "to pay my respects to Mademoiselle Danglars?" "Wait a moment," said the banker, stopping the young man; "do you hear that delightful cavatina? Ta, ta, ta, ti, ta, ti, ta, ta; it is charming, let them finish -- one moment.
En secret mon coeur mi dice / Cavatina / Del Sig.re Giuseppe Niccolini / ad' uso / di me Giuseppe Lapi /fogli N.
When Manalo was still in his teens, he would often go up to Baguio where a neighbor, Cecilia, would hear him play Abelardo's Cavatina accompanied by his maternal grandmother, Leonor Mur (a piano graduate of Liceo de Barcelona).
2 Trio Cavatina hosted by the Sanibel Music Festival.
The Cavatina is a quality lyrical piece that has sufficient movement, which stands out on this recording where many of the works are of slower tempos.
Rosina's Arcadian tendencies are epitomized by her cavatina, "Giusto ciel." During the aria, she appeals to the heavens to bring peace to her heart, which has been stirred by her forbidden love for Almaviva.
* THE Cavatina Singers perform works by Faur at Trinity Methodist Church in Penarth on Saturday at 7.30pm.
The piece described in the Bressanone source as a Cavatina, is not yet rendered more precisely, because sources for this opera have only been scarcely handed down.
They are also great supporters of the work of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust for which they give concerts and master classes to young people in many parts of the country.
The programme also includes Walton's Bagatelles, Stanley Myers' Cavatina from his music for The Deer Hunter (possibly the most famous tune ever written by a composer from Birmingham) and various Spanish classics.
By midway through the second half it was showing distinct signs of tiredness, particularly in the more heart-felt, less belt-it-out pieces such as Cavatina and Love Story.
Included are pop hits by Westlife (The Rose), Christina Aguilera (Beautiful) and Beyonce (Deja Vu), a touch of opera from Il Divo (Mama) and G4 (Cavatina) and some classics by Roy Orbison (Oh, Pretty Woman), Nina Simone (Ain't Got No (I Got Life) and Billy Joel (She's Always A Woman).