Bel Canto: Definition, Style & Technique

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What is the definition of bel canto?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of bel canto opera?

2. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of bel canto singing?

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Use this quiz and worksheet to see what you know about bel canto style and technique. Topics you'll need to know include the definition of bel canto and characteristics of bel canto opera.

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  • Know characteristics of bel canto singing
  • Identify bel canto composers
  • Be able to explain a passaggio

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  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained regarding passaggio

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