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cantabile


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cantabile  \Can*ta"bi*le\,  a.  [It.,  cantare  to  sing.]  (Mus.) 
  In  a  melodious,  flowing  style;  in  a  singing  style,  as  opposed 
  to  bravura,  recitativo,  or  parlando. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cantabile  \Can*ta"bi*le\,  n.  (Mus.) 
  A  piece  or  passage,  whether  vocal  or  instrumental,  peculiarly 
  adapted  to  singing;  --  sometimes  called  {cantilena}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cantabile 
  adj  :  (music)  smooth  and  flowing  [syn:  {singing}] 




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