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symphony
used in Leaves of Grass

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a long and complex piece of music — typically for full orchestra in four parts;

or:  an orchestra that plays such; or such a performance
  • After the Dazzle of Day After the dazzle of day is gone, Only the dark, dark night shows to my eyes the stars; After the clangor of organ majestic, or chorus, or perfect band, Silent, athwart my soul, moves the symphony true.
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (9% in)
  • 4 I hear those odes, symphonies, operas, I hear in the William Tell the music of an arous'd and angry people, I hear Meyerbeer's Huguenots, the Prophet, or Robert, Gounod's Faust, or Mozart's Don Juan.
    Book 25 — Proud Music of the Storm (57% in)
  • I hear the annual singing of the children in St. Paul's cathedral, Or, under the high roof of some colossal hall, the symphonies, oratorios of Beethoven, Handel, or Haydn, The Creation in billows of godhood laves me.
    Book 25 — Proud Music of the Storm (83% in)

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