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Definition and background:

Spirit; skill; requiring great dexterity and skill in execution. boldness; as in con bravura, boldlydescribes a musical performance that displays a bold and an extraordinary display of technique. it was commonly used in the 18th-century to describe the aria di bravura, which required a great degree of technical skill from the singer

For more information on the music term "Bravura" 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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