Semichorus Sem"i*cho`rus, n. (Mus.) A half chorus; a passage to be sung by a selected portion of the voices, as the female voices only, in contrast with the full choir. [1913 Webster]

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  • semichorus — “+ noun Etymology: semi + chorus : a musical passage to be sung by a selected portion of the voices (as by a few from each part or by either the male or female voices only) in contrast with the full chorus; also : the portion of voices or singers …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Dream of Gerontius — Manuscript score, signed by Elgar and the performers of the premiere The Dream of Gerontius, popularly called just Gerontius,[1] is a work for voices and orchestra (Op. 38) in two parts composed by Edward Elgar in 1900, to text from the poem by… …   Wikipedia

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  • The Apostles (Elgar) — The Apostles , op. 49, is an oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra composed by Edward Elgar. It was first performed on October 14, 1903.OverviewElgar had experienced international success with the Enigma Variations and The Dream of… …   Wikipedia

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  • The Dream of Gerontius — Edward Elgar, 1901 The Dream of Gerontius (deutsch: „Der Traum des Gerontius“) ist der Titel eines Oratoriums von Edward Elgar, das 1900 uraufgeführt wurde. Das als op. 38 veröffentlichte Werk zählt zu den wichtigsten Werken des englischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 小合唱 — xiǎohéchàng [semichorus] (与全部合唱队员参加相对照的)由部分合唱队员演唱的乐段; 亦指演唱该种乐段的那部分声部 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • sem|i|cho|ric — «SEHM ee KR ihk, KOHR , KOR », adjective. having to do with or of the nature of a semichorus …   Useful english dictionary

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