Definition of Chorus. Meaning of Chorus. Synonyms of Chorus
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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
- A choir
(/ˈkwaɪər/; also known
as a quire, chorale
) is a musical ensemble
of singers. Choral
music, in turn, is the music written
(intro), verse, pre-chorus
(or refrain), verse, pre-chorus
("middle eight"), verse, chorus
and outro. In rock music
- A Chorus
Line is a concept musical
by Edward Kleban
and a book by James Kirkwood
Jr. and Nicholas
- 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
- A chorus
line is a large group
who together perform synchronized
theatre. Sometimes, singing
is also performed...
- Chicago Symphony Orchestra
, for the recording
of Verdi's Messa
on the CSO Resound
director, has won one Grammy...
form is a musical
in po****r music, used in blues
and rock and roll since
the 1950s, and predominant
in rock music since
- A Gr**** chorus
, or simply chorus
(Gr****: χορός, khoros) in the context
Gr**** tragedy, comedy, satyr
plays, and modern works inspired
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