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overture
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War and Peace
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overture
Used in
War and Peace
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  • The curtain had not yet risen and the overture was being played.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Just then the last chords of the overture were heard and the conductor tapped with his stick.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The moan of that wounded beast (the French army) which betrayed its calamitous condition was the sending of Lauriston to Kutuzov's camp with overtures for peace.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: written in the overture
as in: played the William Tell Overture
as in: he made an overture
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