scena

[shey-nuh]
noun
an extended operatic vocal solo, usually including an aria and a recitative.

Origin:
1810–20; < Italian: literally, scene

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scena (ˈʃeɪnə)
 
n , pl -ne
1.  a scene in an opera, usually longer than a single aria
2.  a dramatic vocal piece written in operatic style

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