Definición de coloratura en inglés:


Saltos de línea: col¦ora|tura
Pronunciación: /ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə


[mass noun]
  • 1Elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody, especially in operatic singing: Penelope bursts into joyful cascades of coloratura [as modifier]: a coloratura aria
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • At that audition I did not have any Baroque arias prepared so I sang my usual bel canto coloratura and he hired me on the spot.
    • The brilliant coloratura, effortless vocal dynamics, and beautifully rounded tone brought Joan Sutherland to mind.
    • Not only does she trill and sing accurate coloratura, she also gives a searing portrayal of Irene.
  • 1.1 (also coloratura soprano) [count noun] A soprano skilled in coloratura singing.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • After retiring as a dancer she turned to singing and began a new career as a coloratura soprano in Italy in 1938.
    • I am sometimes surprised that coloratura sopranos ever want to sing this role, since the subtext of it is that what coloraturas do is mechanical: spin the crank and listen to the high notes!
    • A dumpy coloratura soprano, her voice was not even mediocre, it was preposterous.


Italian, literally 'colouring', from Latin colorare 'to colour'.

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