Ariose Ar"i*ose, a. [It. arioso, fr. aria.] Characterized by melody, as distinguished from harmony. [1913 Webster]

Mendelssohn wants the ariose beauty of Handel; vocal melody is not his forte; the interest of his airs is harmonic. --Foreign Quart. Rev. [1913 Webster] ||

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