Translation of chorus in Spanish:

chorus

coro, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːrəs//ˈkɔrəs/

noun

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    (in musical, opera, tragedy)
    coro masculine
    • 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.
    • A native of the town is bringing together special guests, choruses and dancers to perform all the big hits from the West End musicals.
    • With delightful support from a gorgeous cast of Munchkins, dancers and chorus, this Yellow Brick Road is well worth a journey.
    • 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.
    • With an excellent chorus, good female support and two dazzling male leads I cannot fault this show.
    • 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.
    • Hollywood today mourned the death of actress Joan Crawford, the chorus dancer who became a glamour queen.
    • She was unique in her day because most female dancers danced in the chorus and there were very few female solo performers.
    • 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.
    • The amateur dramatic society are desperately seeking men for the chorus of its April musical Anything Goes.
    • Marty puts her on stage, all right - as a chorus dancer.
    • 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.
    • Simon is now several years and several pantos down the road from his 1984 debut as a chorus dancer.
    • The most masterfully executed, Reflex Action also has the largest cast and includes, among other things, a musical number and a chorus line.
    • Some of the dancers in the chorus do have the appropriate raunchiness, and all are technically up to the task.
    • Bright, colourful and entertaining with an excellent cast, chorus and dancers and the Sunbeams are, as always delightful and almost steal the show.
    • In Greek tragedy the chorus commented on the action, but in Feathers of Peace there is no commentator giving moral comment.
    • All Greek tragedies have choruses, who take on the roles of observers, narrators, commentators and critics.
    • All the dancers in a chorus take up the last line.
    • When both the chorus and the dancers are on the steps they cannot be told apart.
    • They were hatcheck and cigarette girls, dancers in chorus lines, singers with small bands and combos, and glamorous frequenters of night spots.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • In Greek theatre the chorus always marched onto stage in a square, but danced in circular mode.
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    • 2.1

      (refrain) estribillo masculine
      (choral piece) coral masculine
      • Anne wasn't familiar with the song, but by the third time the chorus was repeated, she was able to join in.
      • This one is old school Coldplay again, all lovey-dovey lyrics and big sweeping anthemic choruses.
      • 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.
      • The music is superb, noble and inspiring, especially the choruses which form the backbone of the work.
      • 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.
      • But it is a rock sound, with balladic verses and powerful harmonised choruses, that wins through.
      • There are some great arias, fine ensemble pieces, and choruses whose effect is visceral.
      • They realize the inherent reliability of hooks and melody and of strong verses and even stronger choruses.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • These are real songs here, with choruses and verses and vocals wrapped around each other.
      • 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 big choruses in The Creation are utterly magnificent, but so much else is so brilliantly executed it's hard to single out highlights.
      • 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.
      • Three of the Latin choruses are directly followed by Lutheran chorales (their tunes taken from the St Matthew and St John Passions).
      • 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 hymn should be no more than three verses - although writers can have a chorus which is repeated after each of the three verses.
      • The group does not try to cram three verses and choruses into the frame of each song; they experiment freely with song structure.
      • Also, the music is more sectional, with clearly defined arias, ensemble pieces, and choruses.
      • The Leonin pieces alternate ensemble choruses of chant with organum passages which feature a solo voice floating melodic lines over the drone.
      • ‘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!
      • Although also without recitative, there were arioso pieces and instrumental symphonies, with choruses which included chorales.
      • 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.
      • Short and sweet, the songs spin around catchy choruses; witty verses are largely absent.
      • 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.
      • For me, the highlight of the song was neither in the verses nor the chorus, but rather in the interlude featuring Al Green.
      • There are verses and choruses, and the songs are tightly edited, and rarely ramble.
      • It's a powerful song, whose repeat chorus has done more against police brutality than a quorum of ombudsmen could have achieved.
      • Their choruses are charming sing-along rhymes that will repeat themselves endlessly in your head after only one listening.
      • These words had already been heard in many an opera (notably in a beautiful chorus from Rameau's Pygmalion).
      • It's interesting too, that people remember the chorus rather than the verses of popular songs.
      • This means you won't find any verse/chorus/verse / chorus three-minute pop songs here ladies and gentlemen.
      • 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.
      • Big sing-a-long choruses and catchy lyrics drive this effort.
      • I could sing the first verse and the chorus of the song, I could remember her husband's name.

    • 2.2(outburst)

      coro masculine
      a chorus of praise/protest un coro de alabanzas/protestas
      • to shout in chorus gritar a coro
      • 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.
      • Bank of England governor Sir Eddie George added his voice to the growing chorus of optimism.
      • But the chorus of whines about interference in the internal affairs of the country is 90 per cent arrant hypocrisy.
      • If you love your freedom and your rights, you will add your voice to the growing chorus of opposition.
      • The Times joined a growing chorus of support.
      • The moderator of the Church of Scotland has added his voice to the chorus of concern.
      • 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.
      • Experts on each of the topics covered add their voices to the rising chorus of resistance to commodification, deregulation and global corporatization.
      • German international Lothar Matthaus added his voice to the chorus of approval.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Some Labour backbenchers have added their voices to the chorus of condemnation.
      • The chorus of wails prepared me for the arduous battles which lay ahead.
      • On Monday, the company added its voice to the growing chorus of dissent.
      • Dr Rycroft, an expert in classical music, joined the chorus against a statutory limit on the volume of orchestras.
      • Bill saw the tank thundering towards his outfit and heard his own voice join a chorus of warning cries as its guns began firing.
      • American novelists have done their bit to swell the chorus of lamentation.
      • 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.
      • This morning, the President added his voice to the chorus of caution against New Orleans moving too fast.


transitive verb

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    corear