Definition of 'aria'
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The tenor performs opera arias.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But she often sounded underpowered and got herself horribly unhinged from the orchestra in her big Act IV aria.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Her concluding, flawless leap to a top F sharp was like the climax of a great operatic aria before an opera had begun.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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