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Definition of "lutenist" [lut•e•nist]

  • A lute player. Also called lutist. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lutenist" in a sentence
  • "Daniel Abraham's fine Bach Sinfonia and lutenist Ronn McFarlane brought all of Vivaldi's music for lute and strings -- two concertos and two trio sonatas -- to the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Performing Arts Center on Saturday and rounded out the program with a motet and two of his other concertos, and two of McFarlane's own compositions."
  • "Ronn McFarlane, lutenist extraordinaire, joins Bach Sinfonia for Vivaldi and his own work by Joan Reinthaler"
  • "Karin Mushegain and Steven LaBrie, from the company's apprentice program, ably took the two smaller roles, and the supportive continuo playing, especially from lutenist Michael Leopold, was a plus."