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Definition of "orchestral" []

  • Relating to an orchestra or to music played by an orchestra. (adjective)

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Use "orchestral" in a sentence
  • "They were taking the overture in what they called orchestral time; though it is doubtful whether even their playing could have kept pace with the hurrying of excited fiddles in a presto passage, or the roll of the big drum, simulating distant thunder."
  • "There are some small answers: the persistence of atonality and robust sexuality in orchestral music; a connection between design and movement that continues to inform innovation in the theatre; the presence of liturgical ritual, gesture and androgyny in rock and roll."
  • "Some of the sound quality in orchestral selections either hasn't aged well or has been a bit over-restored (I know Janowitz's voice has way more bloom than that), but the voice-and-piano repertoire sounds great, and the performances are consistently good."