Translation of obbligato in Spanish:

obbligato

obligado, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɑbləˈɡɑdoʊ//ˌɒblɪˈɡɑːtəʊ/

noun

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    obligado masculine
    • Look, if you want a descending obligato, do it in the privacy of your own home away from us normal people.
    • The skilful use of obligato, the counter melody flowing around the main melody, is an unfailing attraction of his music.
    • It is not sung, but only declaimed, and the music is like an obbligato recitative.
    • The sequence of choruses, solos and duets accompanied by muted strings with, in turn, obbligato solo flute, oboe and horn, all supply inspiration and underline the work's deep spirituality.
    • Her voice joined in; softly working it's way through the obbligato, increasing in volume gradually.