Music Thesaurus

General meaning: speaking

Italian

 

articolato

clearly pronounced and phrased

declamando

declaiming, declamatory

esclamato

exclaimed, declaimed with emphasis

parlando

in a speaking style; sung with clear enunciation; in piano playing, a clear, crisp non legato.

parlato

spoken

pronunziato

pronounced; marked

raccontando

in a speaking style; narrating

recitando

in a declamatory style

secco

dry, simple; in recitatives, delivered quickly, with no rubato

straccicalando

babbling

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