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The Vocal Art of Filatura

1.the act of forming into threads. 2.a reel for drawing off silk from cocoons. 3.the reeling of silk from cocoons. 4.an establishment for reeling silk. The above definitions are those for filature in English. In singing the the related word, filatura (literally spinning), refers to bringing a vocal line down to a wisp of a…

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