Definition of 'orchestra'
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Sometimes he did both at once, playing a solo cello part while conducting the orchestra behind him. Times, Sunday Times (2017)At the Proms this summer a German radio orchestra played their final concert. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The work is effectively an improvisation for a large orchestra. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Why is a top orchestra playing musicals at all? Times, Sunday Times (2012)How could a classical orchestra embody my sense of fury with the world? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The orchestra and chorus provided the basis for success. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)Three-quarters of pupils studied triple sciences and all learn a string instrument to orchestra standard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You march along as if conducting an invisible orchestra because there are no paths. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The other two works benefit from a live string orchestra on stage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The playing of the orchestra itself was the most rewarding part of the residency. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The subsidy would be better directed at regional theatre, orchestras and galleries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was live, with a salsa orchestra and a large audience. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)And that a classical orchestra made front-page news around the world was good for music. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An independent school without its own orchestra, theatre and art studio would be out of business. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's a must for the performance of the orchestra and splendid chorus alone. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Soon there are other characters, prancing around in front of the orchestra. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This time around though, the album has been made to the sounds of a full concert orchestra. The Sun (2014)Today there will be frantic activity for the six hours that we are actually out on stage conducting the orchestra of flame and noise. The Sun (2009)In western classical music it is always with a group or orchestra, but Indian classical music is meditative because it is solitary. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'orchestra'
British English: orchestra /ˈɔːkɪstrə/ NOUN
An orchestra is a large group of musicians who play a variety of different instruments together.
The orchestra began to play.
- American English: orchestra
- Arabic: الأُورْكِسْتْرَا
- Brazilian Portuguese: orquestra
- Chinese: 管弦乐队
- Croatian: orkestar
- Czech: orchestr
- Danish: orkester
- Dutch: orkest
- European Spanish: orquesta
- Finnish: orkesteri
- French: orchestre
- German: Orchester
- Greek: ορχήστρα
- Italian: orchestra
- Japanese: オーケストラ
- Korean: 관현악단
- Norwegian: orkester
- Polish: orkiestra
- European Portuguese: orquestra
- Romanian: orchestră
- Russian: оркестр
- Spanish: orquesta
- Swedish: orkester
- Thai: วงดนตรีขนาดใหญ่ที่เล่นเพลงคลาสสิค
- Turkish: orkestra
- Ukrainian: оркестр
- Vietnamese: dàn nhạc giao hưởng
Definition of orchestra from the Collins English Dictionary
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