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1. symphony

noun. ['ˈsɪmfəni'] a long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra.

Synonyms

  • sonata

Etymology

  • συμφωνία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σύμφωνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word symphony


1. Noun, singular or mass
Musical groups that mainly use wind instruments and percussion are known as wind symphony orchestras.

Quotes containing the word symphony


1. When the bright angel dominates, out comes a great work of art, a Michelangelo David or a Beethoven symphony.
- Madeleine L'Engle

2. As a composer and as a musician I'm a true believer - and this is not to be overly diplomatic - I'm a believer that there's artistry in everything from a lawn gnome to a desk chair to a symphony to an Andy Warhol painting. There's art in absolutely everything.
- Darren Criss

3. It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.
- Albert Einstein

2. symphony

noun. ['ˈsɪmfəni'] a large orchestra; can perform symphonies.

Synonyms

  • philharmonic
  • orchestra

Etymology

  • συμφωνία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σύμφωνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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