symphonic poem
noun Date: 1873 an extended programmatic composition for symphony orchestra usually freer in form than a symphony

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • symphonic poem — n. a musical composition for symphony orchestra, usually in one movement and based on a literary, historical, or other nonmusical subject …   English World dictionary

  • Symphonic poem — A symphonic poem or tone poem is a piece of orchestral music in one movement in which some extramusical program provides a narrative or illustrative element. This programme may come from a poem, a story or novel, a painting, or another source.… …   Wikipedia

  • symphonic poem — Music. a form of tone poem, scored for a symphony orchestra, in which a literary or pictorial plot is treated with considerable program detail: originated by Franz Liszt in the mid 19th century and developed esp. by Richard Strauss. [1860 65] * * …   Universalium

  • symphonic poem — noun A piece of orchestral music, in one movement, based on something non musical, such as a story or a painting. Syn: tone poem …   Wiktionary

  • symphonic poem — noun another term for tone poem …   English new terms dictionary

  • symphonic poem — /sɪmˌfɒnɪk ˈpoʊəm/ (say sim.fonik pohuhm) noun a form of tone poem scored for a symphony orchestra, originated by Liszt in the mid 19th century and developed especially by Richard Strauss, in which a literary or pictorial plot is treated with… …   Australian English dictionary

  • symphonic poem — noun an orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales • Syn: ↑tone poem • Hypernyms: ↑musical composition, ↑opus, ↑composition, ↑piece, ↑piece of music …   Useful english dictionary

  • symphonic poem — symphon′ic po′em n. mad an extended programmatic composition for symphony orchestra • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Mazeppa (Symphonic Poem) — Mazeppa, S. 100, is a symphonic poem composed by Franz Liszt in 1851. It is the sixth in the cycle of thirteen symphonic poems written during his time in Weimar.[1] It tells the story of Ivan Mazepa, who seduced a noble Polish lady, and was tied… …   Wikipedia

  • Symphonic Techno — represents the integrated, non genre, and progressive Instrumental Electronic music that interfuses the different elements of electronic dance music such as Techno, Ambient, Drum’n’Bass, Progressive rock, Neo classical music using the classical… …   Wikipedia

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