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Definition of "arietta" []

  • A short aria. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "arietta" in a sentence
  • "If you have any questions about this research, you can contact me at (732) 407-7928 or [email protected], or my advisors Dr. Arietta Slade at (212) 650-5658 or [email protected] and Dr. Tracey Revenson at (212) 817-8709 or [email protected]"
  • "When I play the arietta of the last sonata … (Soundbite of song, "Piano Sonata No. 32") Mr. SCHIFF: This really is, to me, a musical equivalent of a gracias in a Mass, saying thanks to God."
  • "That song, “Eli, Eli,” a dramatic arietta, became an immediate favorite and soon became a featured solo by Bertha Kalich and many other female performers of the day, even some in the general entertainment field."
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