Cabaletta meaning

kăbə-lĕtə, käbə-
A short aria that has a repetitive rhythm and a simple style.
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The final section of an aria or duet marked by a quick uniform rhythm.
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The bravura section of an aria or duet.
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A short, rhythmically repetitive aria.
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Origin of cabaletta

  • Italian alteration of coboletta stanza diminutive of cobola, cobla from Old Provençal cobla from Latin cōpula link

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • An Italian variant of coboletta, diminutive of cobola (“stanza, couplet”), from Old Provençal cobla, from Latin copula.

    From Wiktionary