son et lumière
noun Etymology: French, literally, sound and light Date: 1957 an outdoor spectacle at a historic site consisting of recorded narration with light and sound effects

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  • Son-et-lumière — de Bristol en 2007. Un spectacle son et lumière, abrégé souvent en son et lumière, est un spectacle présenté de nuit, principalement dans des lieux historiques. Des effets spéciaux lumineux sont projetés, synchronisés avec une bande enregistrée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Son et lumière — de Bristol en 2007. Un spectacle son et lumière, abrégé souvent en son et lumière, est un spectacle présenté de nuit, principalement dans des lieux historiques. Des effets spéciaux lumineux sont projetés, synchronisés avec une bande enregistrée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • son et lumière — [sōn ā lü myer′] n. [Fr, sound and light] 1. a technique of presenting a historical spectacle, esp. at night before a monument, etc., using special lighting effects and live or recorded narration, music, etc. 2. such a spectacle …   English World dictionary

  • Son et lumière — can refer to: *a sound and light show; or *a song by The Mars Volta on the album De Loused in the Comatorium *a French television production company …   Wikipedia

  • son et lumière — /saw nay lyuu myerdd /, French. See sound and light show. [lit., sound and light] * * * ▪ entertainment English  sound and light show        nighttime entertainment conceived by Paul Robert Houdin, curator of the Château de Chambord on the Cosson …   Universalium

  • son et lumière — noun An outdoor show consisting of special lighting effects projected onto a building, accompanied by music or narration. The Loire Valleys favorite form of cultural entertainment is son et lumiere, a dramatic spectacle …   Wiktionary

  • son et lumiere — [[t]sɒ̱n eɪ lu͟ːmieə(r)[/t]] N SING Son et lumiere is an entertainment which is held at night in an old building such as a castle. A person describes the history of the place, and at the same time different parts of the building are brightly lit… …   English dictionary

  • son et lumière — son et lu|mi|ère [ˌsɔn eı ˈlu:mieə US ˌsa:n eı lu:mˈjer] n [singular, U] BrE a performance that tells the story of a historical place or event using lights and recorded sound …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • son et lumière — son et lu|mière [ ,soun eı lum jer ] noun singular or uncount a show that takes place outside a historical building at night and features bright lights and recorded sounds, often explaining the history of the building …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • son et lumière* — son et lu•mière [[t]sɔ neɪ lüˈmyɛr[/t]] n. tht sbz fr. sound and light show …   From formal English to slang

  • son et lumière — /ˌsɒn eɪ lumiˈɛə/ (say .son ay loohmee air) noun a dramatic presentation staged at night in a building of historical interest, as a palace, castle, etc., and portraying by means of actors, music, and lighting effects, episodes in the history of… …   Australian English dictionary

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