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a musical play with orchestra in which most dialogue is sung — (typically associated with classical music and often in a language foreign to the audience)


the art form (or describing something as related to it) that consists of musical plays with orchestra in which most dialogue is sung
  • They went to plays and operas and concerts in the parks, listened to string quartets and piano recitals in office-building lobbies, attended movie screenings, and visited museums.
    p. 255.5
  • Mom was always going to thrift stores and coming back with old albums of polka music, Negro spirituals, German marching bands, Italian operas, and cattle roundup songs.
    p. 100.3

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