song cycle
noun Date: 1871 a group of related songs designed to form a musical entity

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  • song cycle — song′ cy cle n. mad a group of art songs that are usu. all by the same poet and composer and have a unifying subject or idea • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • song cycle — /ˈsɒŋ saɪkəl/ (say song suykuhl) noun a series of songs unified by their subject or musical content …   Australian English dictionary

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  • song cycle — noun a set of related songs forming a single musical entity …   English new terms dictionary

  • Song Cycle (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Song Cycle Type = Album Artist = Van Dyke Parks Genre = Baroque pop Psychedelic pop Released = November 1968 Label = Warner Bros. Records Producer = Lenny Waronker Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

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