toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

symphony
used in Babbitt

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a long and complex piece of music — typically for full orchestra in four parts;

or:  an orchestra that plays such; or such a performance
  • That's precisely what a Symphony Orchestra does do.
    Chapter 21 (73% in)
  • Then Chum Frink addressed them: "Some of you may feel that it's out of place here to talk on a strictly highbrow and artistic subject, but I want to come out flatfooted and ask you boys to O.K. the proposition of a Symphony Orchestra for Zenith.
    Chapter 21 (62% in)
  • "I could also go into the fact that for our daughters who show an interest in highbrow music and may want to teach it, having an A1 local organization is of great benefit, but let's keep this on a practical basis, and I call on you good brothers to whoop it up for Culture and a World-beating Symphony Orchestra!"
    Chapter 21 (82% in)

There are no more uses of "symphony" in Babbitt.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia ArticleVideo