Complete Definition of "symphony"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|[Ësɪɱ.fÉËniË]

Noun
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  1. an extended piece of music of sophisticated structure, usually for orchestra
  2. harmony in music or colour, or a harmonious combination of elements

Translations
trans-top|piece of orchestral music
Dutch: symfonie f
Finnish: sinfonia
French: symphonie f
German: Sinfonie f, Symphonie f
Icelandic: sinfónía f
Italian: sinfonia f
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Japanese: 交é¿æ² (ããããããã, kÅkyÅgaku)
Latvian: simfÅnija (obsolete spelling)
Norwegian: symfoni c
Slovene: simfonija f
Swedish: symfoni c
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Revision and Credits for"symphony"
  • 2007-11-12 11:16 - RobertG - the number of movements is not defining (Sibelius 7th); not always for orchestra (Widor); the word does imply a sophisticated structure

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