Bra*vu"ra (?), n. [It., (properly) bravery, spirit, from bravo. See Brave.] Mus.

A florid, brilliant style of music, written for effect, to show the range and flexibility of a singer's voice, or the technical force and skill of a performer; virtuoso music.

Aria di bravura () [It.], a florid air demanding brilliant execution.


© Webster 1913.

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