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Recitative

Rec`i`ta`tive´   Pronunciation: rĕs`ĭ`tå`tēv´
n.1.(Mus.) A species of musical recitation in which the words are delivered in a manner resembling that of ordinary declamation; also, a piece of music intended for such recitation; - opposed to melisma.
a.1.Of or pertaining to recitation; intended for musical recitation or declamation; in the style or manner of recitative.
Noun1.recitative - a vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech
arioso, musical passage, passage
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