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Chorus

noun

1) A band of singers and dancers.

2) A company of persons supposed to behold what passed in the acts of a tragedy, and to sing the sentiments which the events suggested in couplets or verses between the acts; also, that which was thus sung by the chorus.

3) An interpreter in a dumb show or play.

4) A company of singers singing in concert.

5) A composition of two or more parts, each of which is intended to be sung by a number of voices.

6) Parts of a song or hymn recurring at intervals, as at the end of stanzas; also, a company of singers who join with the singer or choir in singer or choir in singing such parts.

7) The simultaneous of a company in any noisy demonstration; as, a Chorus of shouts and catcalls.

v. i.

1) To sing in chorus; to exclaim simultaneously.

Examples Sentences for

Chorus

1) The Seasons is written for a fairly large late-Classical orchestra , a Chorus singing mostly in four parts , and three vocal soloists , representing archetypal country folk : Simon -LRB- bass -RRB- , Lucas -LRB- tenor -RRB- , and Hanne -LRB- soprano -RRB-
2) In de Waarts final season , 1984-85 , there were four sold-out performances of Mahlers hugh Eighth Symphony with the Symphony Chorus , the Masterworks Chorale , the San Francisco Boys Chorus , and the San Francisco Girls Chorus
3) The song uses a verse-Chorus form where the main four-chord riff is used during the intro and Chorus to create an alternating loud and quiet dynamic
4) Between 1984 and 2000 he worked with Dieter Bohlen in Modern Talking and Blue System , as part of the Chorus
5) The word `` Chorus ' can also be used for the name of a choir
6) I never see’d such a mighty rushin’sA Chorus of good-humoured laughter greeted this witticism, which gave the company there present food for many jokes, for some considerable time.
7) According to Sandford , `` About a Girl ' has a `` chiming melody and ironic Chorus . '
8) Cobain used an Electro-Harmonix Small Clone guitar Chorus pedal to give his instrument a `` watery ' tone during the verses and pre-Choruses
9) `` Fling ' , track eight on the album , `` boasts a manic shoutalong Chorus ' and `` offers a kind of nuclear-powered punk-funk '
10) I never see’d such a mighty rushin’sA Chorus of good-humoured laughter greeted this witticism, which gave the company there present food for many jokes, for some considerable time.
11) Today the theater is recognized as one of the leading opera and ballet theaters in the world and is home to the La Scala Theatre Chorus , La Scala Theatre Ballet and La Scala Theatre Orchestra
12) In official or public parties , as well as in public schools , shall be sung only the first and last verses and the Chorus of the National Song sanctioned by the General Assembly on May 11 , 1813 . '
13) At last the Dodo said, everybody has won, and all must have prizes.’ ‘But who is to give the prizes?squite a Chorus of voices asked. ‘Why, she, of course,ssaid the Dodo, pointing to Alice with one finger; and the whole party at once crowded round her, calling out in a confused way, Prizes!
14) Musically , the song is a glossy take on a basic grunge format with delicate , sparsely-instrumented verses alternating with loud , aggressive Chorus sections
15) A Chorus of voices invited him to begin his own supper and Lily came forward with three potatoes which she had reserved for him. ‘Very well,ssaid Gabriel amiably, as he took another preparatory draught, kindly forget my existence, ladies and gentlemen, for a few minutes.’
16) Famous extracts from his operas include the `` Ride of the Valkyries ' and the Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin , popularly known as the wedding march `` Here Comes the Bride '
17) According to the Liszt biographer Alan Walker , the Weimar orchestra of the 1880s was far from its peak of a few decades earlier -- and the opera performance ended with orchestra going one way and Chorus another
18) A Chorus of gibbons gave a full-throated warning
19) A Chorus of birds began, each trying to outdo the other as the strange music rang through the trees
20) Ringo Starr -- Chorus vocal , drums
21) And a Chorus of pewter mugs, tapped with impatient hands against the oak tables of the coffee-room, accompanied the shouts for mine host’s buxom daughter. ‘Sally!sshouted a more persistent voice, are ye goinsto be all night with that there beer?’ ‘I do think father might get the beer for them,smuttered Sally, as Jemima, stolidly and without further comment, took a couple of foam-crowned jugs from the shelf, and began filling a number of pewter tankards with some of that home-brewed ale for which The Fisherman’s Restshad been famous since that days of King Charles. ‘E knows ow busy we are in ere.’ ‘Your father is too busy discussing politics with Mr ‘Empseed to worry isself about you and the kitchen,sgrumbled Jemima under her breath.
22) The Chorus of `` Shoot Down The Stars ' is briefly heard in Never Back Down
23) We behold, with throbbing bosoms, the heroine in the grasp of a proud and ruthless baron: her virtue and her life alike in danger, drawing forth her dagger to preserve the one at the cost of the other; and just as our ex- 188 Oliver Twist pectations are wrought up to the highest pitch, a whistle is heard, and we are straightway transported to the great hall of the castle; where a grey-headed seneschal sings a funny Chorus with a funnier body of vassals, who are free of all sorts of places, from church vaults to palaces, and roam about in company, carolling perpetually.
24) Paul McCartney -- vocal , Chorus vocal , piano , rhythm guitar
25) Eluding Jordan’s undergraduate who was now engaged in an obstetrical conversation with two Chorus girls, and who implored me to join him, I went inside.
26) The Chorus of male frogs sang off-key, joyfully hunting mates, adding to the lure of the forest
27) Like a work of art – indeed, like a novel – the nation is polyphonic, internally differentiated, a Chorus of many voices orchestrated into one.
28) And a Chorus of pewter mugs, tapped with impatient hands against the oak tables of the coffee-room, accompanied the shouts for mine host’s buxom daughter. ‘Sally!sshouted a more persistent voice, are ye goinsto be all night with that there beer?’ ‘I do think father might get the beer for them,smuttered Sally, as Jemima, stolidly and without further comment, took a couple of foam-crowned jugs from the shelf, and began filling a number of pewter tankards with some of that home-brewed ale for which The Fisherman’s Restshad been famous since that days of King Charles. ‘E knows ow busy we are in ere.’ ‘Your father is too busy discussing politics with Mr ‘Empseed to worry isself about you and the kitchen,sgrumbled Jemima under her breath.
29) John Lennon -- Chorus vocal
30) The bridge melody of `` Build God , Then Well Talk ' is a derivative of the melody of the Chorus of `` My Favorite Things ' from The Sound of Music