Definition of 'symphony'
Example sentences containing 'symphony'
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The meat and potato concertos and symphonies are there in abundance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He expects us to be participants in the great symphony of life. Christianity Today (2000)When you play one of his great symphonies, you cover centuries of music in one go. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And his Sibelius symphony cycle flagged up his own homeland. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They call this chin music, the symphony of the jugular. The Sun (2015)Once your speakers have recovered, you can move directly to the grimly compelling opening movement of the symphony. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In any case, is the world premiere of a new opera what a symphony orchestra should be promoting? Times, Sunday Times (2008)No symphonies or concertos tonight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The film plays like a classical symphony on the withering of age and the resilience of a couple's love under growing strain. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He turned his (rather humdrum) domestic life into symphonies and operas. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Through rain, fog and spring sunshine they will be cycling through all the symphonies and piano concertos, and other works big and small. Times, Sunday Times (2012)On the observation roof of F block a group of music lovers listened to a classical symphony on a wind-up gramophone. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'symphony'
British English: symphony /ˈsɪmfənɪ/ NOUN
A symphony is a piece of music written to be played by an orchestra, usually in four parts.
...Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.
- American English: symphony
- Arabic: سِيمْفُونِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: sinfonia
- Chinese: 交响乐
- Croatian: simfonija
- Czech: symfonie
- Danish: symfoni
- Dutch: symfonie
- European Spanish: sinfonía
- Finnish: sinfonia
- French: symphonie
- German: Sinfonie
- Greek: συμφωνία μουσική
- Italian: sinfonia
- Japanese: 交響曲
- Korean: 교향곡
- Norwegian: symfoni
- Polish: symfonia
- European Portuguese: sinfonia
- Romanian: simfonie
- Russian: симфония
- Spanish: sinfonía
- Swedish: symfoni
- Thai: เพลงสำหรับวงดนตรีประสานเสียงขนาดใหญ่
- Turkish: senfoni
- Ukrainian: симфонія
- Vietnamese: nhạc giao hưởng
Definition of symphony from the Collins English Dictionary
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