Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

Coloratura

Index Coloratura

The word coloratura is originally from Italian, literally meaning "coloring", and derives from the Latin word colorare ("to color"). [1]

55 relations: Antonio Vivaldi, Aria, Baroque music, Bass (voice type), Bel canto, Cadenza, Castrato, Charles Burney, Christoph Bernhard, Classical music, Coloratura soprano, Colorist (music), Contralto, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Diminution, Exsultate, jubilate, Genre, George Frideric Handel, Gilbert Duprez, Gioachino Rossini, Giovanni Battista Mancini, Giulio Caccini, Glossary of musical terminology, Griselda (Vivaldi), Hamlet (opera), Harvard Dictionary of Music, Harvard University Press, Henry Chorley, Italian language, Johann Gottfried Walther, Latin, Manuel García (baritone), Melody, Messiah (Handel), Mezzo-soprano, Michael Praetorius, Opera, Ornament (music), Pier Francesco Tosi, Romantic music, Sébastien de Brossard, Scientific pitch notation, Section (music), Soprano, Staccato, Steps and skips, Tenor, Tessitura, The Magic Flute, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, ..., The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, Timbre, Trill (music), Virtuoso, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Expand index (5 more) »

Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741) was an Italian Baroque musical composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric.

New!!: Coloratura and Antonio Vivaldi · See more »

Aria

An aria (air; plural: arie, or arias in common usage, diminutive form arietta or ariette) in music was originally any expressive melody, usually, but not always, performed by a singer.

New!!: Coloratura and Aria · See more »

Baroque music

Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.

New!!: Coloratura and Baroque music · See more »

Bass (voice type)

A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.

New!!: Coloratura and Bass (voice type) · See more »

Bel canto

Bel canto (Italian for "beautiful singing" or "beautiful song"), along with a number of similar constructions ("bellezze del canto"/"bell'arte del canto"), is a term relating to Italian singing.

New!!: Coloratura and Bel canto · See more »

Cadenza

In music, a cadenza (from cadenza, meaning cadence; plural, cadenze) is, generically, an improvised or written-out ornamental passage played or sung by a soloist or soloists, usually in a "free" rhythmic style, and often allowing virtuosic display.

New!!: Coloratura and Cadenza · See more »

Castrato

A castrato (Italian, plural: castrati) is a type of classical male singing voice equivalent to that of a soprano, mezzo-soprano, or contralto.

New!!: Coloratura and Castrato · See more »

Charles Burney

Charles Burney FRS (7 April 1726 – 12 April 1814) was an English music historian, composer and musician.

New!!: Coloratura and Charles Burney · See more »

Christoph Bernhard

Christoph Bernhard (1 January 1628 – 14 November 1692) was born in Kolberg, Pomerania, and died in Dresden.

New!!: Coloratura and Christoph Bernhard · See more »

Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

New!!: Coloratura and Classical music · See more »

Coloratura soprano

A coloratura soprano is a type of operatic soprano voice that specializes in music that is distinguished by agile runs, leaps and trills.

New!!: Coloratura and Coloratura soprano · See more »

Colorist (music)

The Colorists (Koloristen) were a group of sixteenth-century German organ composers that heavily ornamented their compositions following Italian coloraturas and other figures.

New!!: Coloratura and Colorist (music) · See more »

Contralto

A contralto is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range is the lowest female voice type.

New!!: Coloratura and Contralto · See more »

Die Entführung aus dem Serail

(K. 384; The Abduction from the Seraglio; also known as) is an opera Singspiel in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

New!!: Coloratura and Die Entführung aus dem Serail · See more »

Diminution

In Western music and music theory, diminution (from Medieval Latin diminutio, alteration of Latin deminutio, decrease) has four distinct meanings.

New!!: Coloratura and Diminution · See more »

Exsultate, jubilate

(Exult, rejoice), K. 165, is a 1773 motet by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

New!!: Coloratura and Exsultate, jubilate · See more »

Genre

Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.

New!!: Coloratura and Genre · See more »

George Frideric Handel

George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (born italic; 23 February 1685 (O.S.) – 14 April 1759) was a German, later British, Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well-known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos.

New!!: Coloratura and George Frideric Handel · See more »

Gilbert Duprez

Gilbert-Louis Duprez (6 December 1806 – 23 September 1896) was a French tenor, singing teacher and minor composer who famously pioneered the delivery of the operatic high C from the chest.

New!!: Coloratura and Gilbert Duprez · See more »

Gioachino Rossini

Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as some sacred music, songs, chamber music, and piano pieces.

New!!: Coloratura and Gioachino Rossini · See more »

Giovanni Battista Mancini

Giovanni Battista Mancini (1 January 1714 – 4 January 1800) was an Italian soprano castrato, voice teacher, and author of books on singing.

New!!: Coloratura and Giovanni Battista Mancini · See more »

Giulio Caccini

Giulio Romolo Caccini (also Giulio Romano) (8 October 1551 – buried 10 December 1618), was an Italian composer, teacher, singer, instrumentalist and writer of the very late Renaissance and early Baroque eras.

New!!: Coloratura and Giulio Caccini · See more »

Glossary of musical terminology

This is a list of musical terms that are likely to be encountered in printed scores, music reviews, and program notes.

New!!: Coloratura and Glossary of musical terminology · See more »

Griselda (Vivaldi)

Griselda is a dramma per musica in three acts that was composed by Antonio Vivaldi.

New!!: Coloratura and Griselda (Vivaldi) · See more »

Hamlet (opera)

Hamlet is a grand opera in five acts of 1868 by the French composer Ambroise Thomas, with a libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier based on a French adaptation by Alexandre Dumas, père, and Paul Meurice of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet.

New!!: Coloratura and Hamlet (opera) · See more »

Harvard Dictionary of Music

The Harvard Dictionary of Music is a standard music reference book published by the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

New!!: Coloratura and Harvard Dictionary of Music · See more »

Harvard University Press

Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.

New!!: Coloratura and Harvard University Press · See more »

Henry Chorley

Henry Fothergill Chorley (15 December 1808 – 16 February 1872) was an English literary, art and music critic, writer and editor.

New!!: Coloratura and Henry Chorley · See more »

Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

New!!: Coloratura and Italian language · See more »

Johann Gottfried Walther

Johann Gottfried Walther (18 September 1684 – 23 March 1748) was a German music theorist, organist, composer, and lexicographer of the Baroque era.

New!!: Coloratura and Johann Gottfried Walther · See more »

Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

New!!: Coloratura and Latin · See more »

Manuel García (baritone)

Manuel Patricio Rodríguez García (17 March 1805 – 1 July 1906), was a Spanish singer, music educator, and vocal pedagogue.

New!!: Coloratura and Manuel García (baritone) · See more »

Melody

A melody (from Greek μελῳδία, melōidía, "singing, chanting"), also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity.

New!!: Coloratura and Melody · See more »

Messiah (Handel)

Messiah (HWV 56) is an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer.

New!!: Coloratura and Messiah (Handel) · See more »

Mezzo-soprano

A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.

New!!: Coloratura and Mezzo-soprano · See more »

Michael Praetorius

Michael Praetorius (probably 15 February 1571 – 15 February 1621) was a German composer, organist, and music theorist.

New!!: Coloratura and Michael Praetorius · See more »

Opera

Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.

New!!: Coloratura and Opera · See more »

Ornament (music)

In music, ornaments or embellishments are musical flourishes—typically, added notes—that are not essential to carry the overall line of the melody (or harmony), but serve instead to decorate or "ornament" that line (or harmony), provide added interest and variety, and give the performer the opportunity to add expressiveness to a song or piece.

New!!: Coloratura and Ornament (music) · See more »

Pier Francesco Tosi

Pier Francesco Tosi (c. 16531732) was a castrato singer, composer, and writer on music.

New!!: Coloratura and Pier Francesco Tosi · See more »

Romantic music

Romantic music is a period of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century.

New!!: Coloratura and Romantic music · See more »

Sébastien de Brossard

Sébastien de Brossard, pronounced, (12 September 1655 – 10 August 1730) was a French music theorist, composer and collector.

New!!: Coloratura and Sébastien de Brossard · See more »

Scientific pitch notation

Scientific pitch notation (or SPN, also known as American Standard Pitch Notation (ASPN) and International Pitch Notation (IPN)) is a method of specifying musical pitch by combining a musical note name (with accidental if needed) and a number identifying the pitch's octave.

New!!: Coloratura and Scientific pitch notation · See more »

Section (music)

In music, a section is a complete, but not independent, musical idea.

New!!: Coloratura and Section (music) · See more »

Soprano

A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.

New!!: Coloratura and Soprano · See more »

Staccato

Staccato (Italian for "detached") is a form of musical articulation.

New!!: Coloratura and Staccato · See more »

Steps and skips

In music, a step, or conjunct motion,Bonds, Mark Evan (2006).

New!!: Coloratura and Steps and skips · See more »

Tenor

Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.

New!!: Coloratura and Tenor · See more »

Tessitura

In music, tessitura (pl. tessiture, "texture") is the most esthetically acceptable and comfortable vocal range for a given singer or, less frequently, musical instrument; the range in which a given type of voice presents its best-sounding (or characteristic) timbre.

New!!: Coloratura and Tessitura · See more »

The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute (German), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder.

New!!: Coloratura and The Magic Flute · See more »

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

New!!: Coloratura and The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians · See more »

The New Grove Dictionary of Opera

The New Grove Dictionary of Opera is an encyclopedia of opera, considered to be one of the best general reference sources on the subject.

New!!: Coloratura and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera · See more »

Timbre

In music, timbre (also known as tone color or tone quality from psychoacoustics) is the perceived sound quality of a musical note, sound or tone.

New!!: Coloratura and Timbre · See more »

Trill (music)

The trill (or shake, as it was known from the 16th until the 19th century) is a musical ornament consisting of a rapid alternation between two adjacent notes, usually a semitone or tone apart, which can be identified with the context of the trill.

New!!: Coloratura and Trill (music) · See more »

Virtuoso

A virtuoso (from Italian virtuoso or, "virtuous", Late Latin virtuosus, Latin virtus, "virtue", "excellence", "skill", or "manliness") is an individual who possesses outstanding technical ability in a particular art or field such as fine arts, music, singing, playing a musical instrument, or composition.

New!!: Coloratura and Virtuoso · See more »

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.

New!!: Coloratura and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart · See more »

Redirects here:

Colloratura, Colorature, Colotura, Dramatic Coloratura, Dramatic coloratura, Florid music, Koloratur.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coloratura

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »