Definition of Chorus. Meaning of Chorus. Synonyms of Chorus

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Definition of Chorus

Chorus
Chorus 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 the chorus. What the lofty, grave tragedians taught In chorus or iambic. --Milton. 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 such parts. 7. The simultaneous of a company in any noisy demonstration; as, a Chorus of shouts and catcalls.
Chorus
Chorus Cho"rus, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chorused; p. pr. & vb. n. Chorusing.] To sing in chorus; to exclaim simultaneously. --W. D. Howells.

Meaning of Chorus from wikipedia

- Chorus may refer to: Chorus (song) or refrain, line or lines that are repeated in music or in verse Chorus effect, the perception of similar sounds from...
- introduction (intro), verse, pre-chorus, chorus (or refrain), verse, pre-chorus, chorus, bridge ("middle eight"), verse, chorus and outro. In rock music styles...
- A Gr**** chorus, or simply chorus (Gr****: χορός, translit. chorós), in the context of Ancient Gr**** tragedy, comedy, satyr plays, and modern works inspired...
- Dawn chorus may refer to: Dawn chorus (birds), when songbirds sing at the start of a new day Dawn chorus (electromagnetic), an electromagnetic wave phenomenon...
- A Chorus Line is a musical with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, and a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante. Set on the bare...
- In music, a chorus effect occurs when individual sounds with approximately the same time, and very similar pitches, converge and are perceived as one....
- A chorus line is a large group of dancers who together perform synchronized routines, usually in musical theatre. Sometimes, singing is also performed...
- The "Bridal Chorus" (German: "Treulich geführt") from the 1850 opera Lohengrin by German composer Richard Wagner – who also wrote the libretto – is a march...
- Chorus Aviation is a Canadian holding company which owns regional airlines Jazz Aviation LP and Voyageur Airways as well as lessor Chorus Aviation Capital...
- A choir (/ˈkwaɪər/; also known as a chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers. Choral music, in turn, is the music written specifically for such...
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