In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in musical, opera, tragedy)coro masculine
- They were hatcheck and cigarette girls, dancers in chorus lines, singers with small bands and combos, and glamorous frequenters of night spots.
- The amateur dramatic society are desperately seeking men for the chorus of its April musical Anything Goes.
- The most masterfully executed, Reflex Action also has the largest cast and includes, among other things, a musical number and a chorus line.
- Then the kids all have to vote on whether a girl who hits a boy who talks trash to her can still be in the chorus of the spring musical.
- Simon is now several years and several pantos down the road from his 1984 debut as a chorus dancer.
- With an excellent chorus, good female support and two dazzling male leads I cannot fault this show.
- Marty puts her on stage, all right - as a chorus dancer.
- Some of the dancers in the chorus do have the appropriate raunchiness, and all are technically up to the task.
- In addition, Wagner is also quite explicit in describing his eloquent orchestra as having a role, in its commentary on the action, as equivalent to that of the chorus in Greek drama.
- It was a truly great performance from the former student who once filled the ranks of the chorus in a musical put on in the local school.
- They made 42nd Street - the story of a girl plucked from the chorus to the lead role in a Broadway musical - more than just a fluffy fairy tale.
- Maricas was an attack on Hyperbolus, comparable with Aristophanes's attack on Cleon in Knights; like Aristophanes' Lysistrata, it had two opposed choruses.
- With delightful support from a gorgeous cast of Munchkins, dancers and chorus, this Yellow Brick Road is well worth a journey.
- Large choruses of dancers, their individuality consumed in replicas of the sculptured, stylized masks, cut swathes of movement patterns across the levels and widths of the stage.
- Hollywood today mourned the death of actress Joan Crawford, the chorus dancer who became a glamour queen.
- When both the chorus and the dancers are on the steps they cannot be told apart.
- Bright, colourful and entertaining with an excellent cast, chorus and dancers and the Sunbeams are, as always delightful and almost steal the show.
- All Greek tragedies have choruses, who take on the roles of observers, narrators, commentators and critics.
- She was unique in her day because most female dancers danced in the chorus and there were very few female solo performers.
- Now, with special guests, chorus and dancers, he is once again taking centre stage in his own professional show which features many of the classics from the West End musicals.
- In Greek tragedy the chorus commented on the action, but in Feathers of Peace there is no commentator giving moral comment.
- In Greek theatre the chorus always marched onto stage in a square, but danced in circular mode.
- A native of the town is bringing together special guests, choruses and dancers to perform all the big hits from the West End musicals.
- All the dancers in a chorus take up the last line.
- Those on stage were excellent, from Carney and Brennan in the lead roles, to the chorus line of servants in the upper-crust Lord household.
2.1(refrain) estribillo masculine(choral piece) coral masculine
- Three of the Latin choruses are directly followed by Lutheran chorales (their tunes taken from the St Matthew and St John Passions).
- Short choruses were an important element in the masque and Restoration stage works, and it was on this tradition that Handel built his new genre, the English oratorio.
- The music is superb, noble and inspiring, especially the choruses which form the backbone of the work.
- I could sing the first verse and the chorus of the song, I could remember her husband's name.
- Their choruses are charming sing-along rhymes that will repeat themselves endlessly in your head after only one listening.
- The song's arrangement is nearly perfect with Branch slowly building the first verse into a bombastic chorus in which she asks the song's title repeatedly.
- Anne wasn't familiar with the song, but by the third time the chorus was repeated, she was able to join in.
- The hymn should be no more than three verses - although writers can have a chorus which is repeated after each of the three verses.
- This one is old school Coldplay again, all lovey-dovey lyrics and big sweeping anthemic choruses.
- ‘Der Erste Psalm’ is a joyous and intrinsically motivated work with some memorable string writing and big bold choruses that are surely written to stick in the memory!
- The group does not try to cram three verses and choruses into the frame of each song; they experiment freely with song structure.
- Although also without recitative, there were arioso pieces and instrumental symphonies, with choruses which included chorales.
- The Leonin pieces alternate ensemble choruses of chant with organum passages which feature a solo voice floating melodic lines over the drone.
- These words had already been heard in many an opera (notably in a beautiful chorus from Rameau's Pygmalion).
- Martin and Jack played for almost two hours, and then they started repeating the chorus of the last song, except with free-styled lyrics, over and over and over again.
- The big choruses in The Creation are utterly magnificent, but so much else is so brilliantly executed it's hard to single out highlights.
- It's interesting too, that people remember the chorus rather than the verses of popular songs.
- They realize the inherent reliability of hooks and melody and of strong verses and even stronger choruses.
- In their tenderness and intimacy, their heartfelt experience of Jesus' final hours, and their prayerful, awestruck participation in the mercy poured out in him, the chorales and choruses became prayer.
- There are verses and choruses, and the songs are tightly edited, and rarely ramble.
- But it is a rock sound, with balladic verses and powerful harmonised choruses, that wins through.
- Further out, up to her waist, an elderly matron in a voluminous one-piece holds a walkman in upraised arms and belts out the chorus to an opera.
- But much worse than this, lurking in the depths of my mind are all sorts of verses and choruses from show tunes and, in weak moments, I find myself singing them under my breath.
- Short and sweet, the songs spin around catchy choruses; witty verses are largely absent.
- Also, the music is more sectional, with clearly defined arias, ensemble pieces, and choruses.
- The music is based on incidental choruses Bernstein composed for an adaptation of the Jean Anouilh play, The Lark, about the trial of Joan of Arc.
- This means you won't find any verse/chorus/verse / chorus three-minute pop songs here ladies and gentlemen.
- Big sing-a-long choruses and catchy lyrics drive this effort.
- For most people these days, melody is not a cool thing, but for me, the Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Aerosmith, they were all about big choruses.
- It's a powerful song, whose repeat chorus has done more against police brutality than a quorum of ombudsmen could have achieved.
- There are some great arias, fine ensemble pieces, and choruses whose effect is visceral.
- And when the patron informed me that yes, he did have a room for tonight, the chorus from Handel's Messiah erupted in my head.
- These are real songs here, with choruses and verses and vocals wrapped around each other.
- For me, the highlight of the song was neither in the verses nor the chorus, but rather in the interlude featuring Al Green.
- An anthemic song with a big chorus, and an infectious spring in its step, the number demonstrated Rooster's readiness to have fun with a big riff.
2.2(outburst)coro masculinea chorus of praise/protest — un coro de alabanzas/protestas
- to shout in chorus — gritar a coro
- Dr Rycroft, an expert in classical music, joined the chorus against a statutory limit on the volume of orchestras.
- The Times joined a growing chorus of support.
- Refusing to add her voice to the chorus of disapproval against the singer's foray into children's books she admitted she couldn't see it being a major contender to Harry Potter.
- Young people are adding their voice to the chorus of anger over plans to axe Swindon post offices.
- Experts on each of the topics covered add their voices to the rising chorus of resistance to commodification, deregulation and global corporatization.
- The chorus of wails prepared me for the arduous battles which lay ahead.
- American novelists have done their bit to swell the chorus of lamentation.
- On Monday, the company added its voice to the growing chorus of dissent.
- The moderator of the Church of Scotland has added his voice to the chorus of concern.
- I wish to add my voice to the growing chorus of protest at the damage our Prime Minister is causing to the country's image as a tolerant, egalitarian and fair society.
- We beeline to Church Street and do the same thing, blowing through red lights and garnering a chorus of catcalls from the local street life.
- Failing to achieve this task in rhythm to the music releases a chorus of boos and jeers, and if it continues for too long, ends your game immediately.
- North Wiltshire MP James Gray has added his voice to the growing chorus of dismay over plans to build a tunnel under the M4 from Swindon to Wootton Bassett.
- Bank of England governor Sir Eddie George added his voice to the growing chorus of optimism.
- If you love your freedom and your rights, you will add your voice to the growing chorus of opposition.
- But the chorus of whines about interference in the internal affairs of the country is 90 per cent arrant hypocrisy.
- Bill saw the tank thundering towards his outfit and heard his own voice join a chorus of warning cries as its guns began firing.
- German international Lothar Matthaus added his voice to the chorus of approval.
- This morning, the President added his voice to the chorus of caution against New Orleans moving too fast.
- Some Labour backbenchers have added their voices to the chorus of condemnation.
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