coloratura

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a lyric soprano who specializes in coloratura vocal music

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singing with florid ornamentation

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Wilfrid Laurier University, is now among the coloratura sopranos who can reliably do it.
But she debuted many important coloratura roles there, including the Queen of the Night and Olympia.
31, 1990, called her "the greatest coloratura soprano of all time.
The bel canto repertory - literally "beautiful song" in Italian - had languished for decades outside Italy, until the legendary Maria Callas took on the roles in the early 1950s, demonstrating that operas like Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" and Bellini's "Norma" were not just showcases for coloratura agility but gripping dramatic works.
But learning the coloraturas art was only part of what Dahl taught her.