rec•i•ta•tivePronunciation: (res'i-tā"tiv, ri-sī'tu-), [key]
pertaining to or of the nature of recital.
rec•i•ta•tivePronunciation: (res"i-tu-tēv'), [key] Music.
of the nature of or resembling recitation or declamation.
a style of vocal music intermediate between speaking and singing.
a passage, part, or piece in this style.
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