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Definition and background:

Melodious, graceful; a short composition in the style of an aria but less symmetrical in its construction. airy, or like an air (a melody); i.e., in the manner of an aria; melodiousin the style of an air or song

For more information on the music term "Arioso" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

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