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A major (or the key of A) is a major scale based on flat, with the pitches A, flat, C, flat, flat, F, and G. Its key signature has four flats.
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.
The Arno is a river in the Tuscany region of Italy.
A broken chord is a chord broken into a sequence of notes.
In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time corresponding to a specific number of beats in which each beat is represented by a particular note value and the boundaries of the bar are indicated by vertical bar lines.
Crossover is a term applied to musical works or performers who appeal to different types of audience, for example (especially in the United States) by appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical styles or genres.
E-flat major (or the key of E-flat) is a major scale based on flat, with the pitches flat, F, G, flat, flat, C, and D. Its key signature has three flats: B, E, and A. Its relative minor is C minor, while its parallel minor is flat minor (or enharmonically sharp minor).
Dame Olga Maria Elisabeth Friederike Schwarzkopf, (9 December 19153 August 2006) was a German-born Austro-British soprano.
An encore is when performers in a live show give an additional performance after the planned show has ended, usually in response to extended applause from the audience.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Florence Easton (25 October 1882 – 13 August 1955) was a popular English dramatic soprano in the early 20th century.
Frances Davis Alda (31 May 1879 – 18 September 1952) was a New Zealand-born, Australian-raised operatic soprano.
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".
Gianni Schicchi is a comic opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano, composed in 1917–18.
Giovacchino Forzano (19 November 1884 – 28 October 1970) was an Italian playwright, librettist, stage director, and film director.
The harp is a stringed musical instrument that has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard; the strings are plucked with the fingers.
Dame Joan Hilda Hood Hammond, DBE, CMG (24 May 191226 November 1996) was an Australian operatic soprano, singing coach and champion golfer.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI (Μαρία Κάλλας; December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) was a New York-born Greek soprano, one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century.
The Metropolitan Opera is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
In music, an octave (octavus: eighth) or perfect octave is the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency.
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.
The Ponte Vecchio ("Old Bridge") is a medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it, as was once common.
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.
Sissel Kyrkjebø (born 24 June 1969), also simply known as Sissel, is a Norwegian soprano.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
The string section is composed of bowed instruments belonging to the violin family.
In music, a subject is the material, usually a recognizable melody, upon which part or all of a composition is based.
In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece.
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.
In music theory about musical form, through-composed music is relatively continuous, non-sectional, or non-repetitive music.
The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.
In music, tremolo, or tremolando, is a trembling effect.
Triple metre (or Am. triple meter, also known as triple time) is a musical metre characterized by a primary division of 3 beats to the bar, usually indicated by 3 (simple) or 9 (compound) in the upper figure of the time signature, with,, and being the most common examples.
Sir Victor Gollancz (9 April 1893 – 8 February 1967) was a British publisher and humanitarian.
Victoria de los Ángeles (1 November 192315 January 2005) was a Spanish operatic lyric soprano and recitalist whose career began after the Second World War and reached its height in the years from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s.
Vocal range is the measure of the breadth of pitches that a human voice can phonate.