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Definition of Chorus
ChorusChorus Cho"rus, n.; pl. Choruses. [L., a dance in a ring, a
dance accompanied with song; a chorus, a band of dancers and
singers. Gr. ?. See Choir.]
1. (Antiq.) A band of singers and dancers.
The Grecian tragedy was at first nothing but a
chorus of singers. --Dryden.
2. (Gr. Drama) A company of persons supposed to behold what
passed in the acts of a tragedy, and to sing the
sentiments which the events suggested in couplets or
verses between the acts; also, that which was thus sung by
What the lofty, grave tragedians taught In chorus or
3. An interpreter in a dumb show or play. [Obs.]
4. (Mus.) A company of singers singing in concert.
5. (Mus.) A composition of two or more parts, each of which
is intended to be sung by a number of voices.
6. (Mus.) Parts of a song or hymn recurring at intervals, as
at the end of stanzas; also, a company of singers who join
with the singer or choir in singer or choir in singing
7. The simultaneous of a company in any noisy demonstration;
as, a Chorus of shouts and catcalls. ChorusChorus Cho"rus, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chorused; p. pr. & vb.
To sing in chorus; to exclaim simultaneously. --W. D.
Meaning of Chorus from wikipedia
(song) or refrain, line or lines
that are repeated
or in verse Chorus
effect, the perception
of similar sounds
- po****r music
(intro), verse, pre-chorus
, verse, post-chorus
, bridge, and chorus
. In rock music
styles, notably heavy metal
- Dawn chorus
to: Dawn chorus
(birds), when songbirds
sing at the start
of a new day Dawn chorus
(electromagnetic), an electromagnetic
- refraindre) is the line or lines
that are repeated
or in poetry
— the "chorus
" of a song. Poetic fixed forms
that feature refrains include
- The "Anvil Chorus
" is the English
name for the Coro di Zingari
(Italian for "Gypsy chorus
"), a chorus
from act 2, scene
1 of Giuseppe
Verdi's 1853 opera...
effect) is an audio effect
when individual sounds
the same time, and very similar...
- Chorus Aviation
is a Canadian holding company which
owns regional airlines
LP and Voyageur Airways
as well as lessor Chorus Aviation
form is a musical
back to the 1840s, in such songs
as "Oh! Susanna", "The Daring Young
Man on the Flying
Trapeze", and many others...
- A chorus
line is a large group
who together perform synchronized
theatre. Sometimes, singing
is also performed...
- A Gr**** chorus
, or simply chorus
(Gr****: χορός, translit. chorós), in the context
Gr**** tragedy, comedy, satyr
plays, and modern works
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