Crossword clues for orchestral
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Orchestral \Or"ches*tral\, a. Of or pertaining to an orchestra; suitable for, or performed in or by, an orchestra.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. Relating to an orchestra or to music played by an orchestra.
adj. relating to or composed for an orchestra; "orchestral score"
Orchestral is an album by the British pop group Visage, released on 8 December 2014. It is an album of twelve songs (eleven from the band's back catalogue and one new song), rerecorded with a live symphony orchestra.
An orchestral version of the band's seminal hit, " Fade To Grey", was released as a single in November 2014 ahead of the album.
Usage examples of "orchestral".
Beethoven adagios, of which we find the most beautiful specimens naturally among the orchestral pieces and in the chamber music, where he could depend upon the long phrases and sustained tones of the violins.
Gradually, as we advanced farther up the green channel, the perfumes became more penetrating, and the monotonous chirp of the cicalas swelled out like an orchestral crescendo.
Once more, as the firn melted, the pipe of separate instruments reached towards orchestral pitch.
By common consent, Berlioz was the greatest orchestral innovator in history.
Little poetry as a spectacled and frosty Austrian officer might have in his soul, that little must have been awakened by the songs and the orchestral performances of the Tsiganes as the sun sank low.
But he has never given up on his attempts to create concert ideas and ballet productions, musical dramas, orchestral extravaganzas, ingenious fashion shows, live-action and animated films.
Rameau is entitled to having developed his operas more musically than those of Lulli, and the later ones became still richer upon the orchestral side.
The polychromatic stars twinkled in what seemed to be orchestral tempo.
They use the words counterpoint, fugue, symphony, oratorio, polyphony, the mode of Beethoven, the orchestration of Mahler, but their essential point is that, like a musician, the novelist seized time and reconstructed it according to his own laws, which were very close to those of orchestral music.
There are certain of his songs, certain of his orchestral sketches, that would be virtueless enough were it not for the windy freshness that pervades them.
Most virtuosi gave a lot of solo concerts, leaning heavily on the ancient piano repertoire interlarded with one-man assaults on orchestral favorites.
The tone-poems of Debussy and the ballets of Ravel and Strawinsky, the scintillating orchestral compositions of Strauss and Rimsky and Bloch, could scarcely have come to be had not Berlioz called the attention of the world to the instruments in which the colors and timbres in which it is steeped, lie dormant.
Professor Dohrmann, one of our leading musicians, was organist, also leader of orchestras, and our concerts were given with orchestral accompaniment.
They do their work so well as to entrance, not only Faust, but all who hear their strains, The instrumental ballet is a fairy waltz, a filmy musical fabric, seemingly woven of moonbeams and dewy cobwebs, over a pedal-point on the muted violoncellos, ending with drum taps and harmonics from the harp--one of the daintiest and most original orchestral effects imaginable.
Terry Cooke had fallen asleep with the Mail open on his lap and orchestral versions of Burt Bacharach's hits lilting out of the stereo.