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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.

Example Sentences for

Chorus

1) John Lennon -- Chorus vocal
2) 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.’
3) A noisy Chorus of frogs began, loud calls as males searched for females
4) He started his singing career by singing in operas in the Chorus and in small roles at the Glyndebourne Festival between 1972 and 1976
5) The word Chorus is used for the choir in an opera or oratorio or similar large work where there are also soloists -LRB- Soloists and Chorus -RRB-
6) 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 . '
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) His next opera , Les deux nuits (1829) was admired by Richard Wagner who praised `` the vivacity and the natural grace of the French spirit ' and who found inspiration in one of the marches for the Bridal Chorus in Lohengrin
10) The term orchestra derives from the Greek , the name for the area in front of an ancient Greek stage reserved for the Greek Chorus
11) The Chorus of male frogs sang off-key, joyfully hunting mates, adding to the lure of the forest
12) 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 '
13) Paul McCartney -- vocal , Chorus vocal , piano , rhythm guitar
14) Like a work of art – indeed, like a novel – the nation is polyphonic, internally differentiated, a Chorus of many voices orchestrated into one.
15) Mixed Chorus of yes sirs and no sirs.
16) His best known work is The Rio Grande for piano solo , Chorus and orchestra
17) 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.
18) 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.
19) He first appeared in opera in the Chorus and in small roles at the Glyndebourne Festival between 1972 and 1976
20) 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.
21) 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
22) The horse was whipped up and the cab rattled off along the quay amid a Chorus of laughter and adieus.
23) The horse was whipped up and the cab rattled off along the quay amid a Chorus of laughter and adieus.
24) Between 1984 and 2000 he worked with Dieter Bohlen in Modern Talking and Blue System , as part of the Chorus
25) She put out her hands, shouted something, and all that wild mob took up the shout in a roaring Chorus of articulated, rapid, breathless utterance
26) The word `` Chorus ' can also be used for the name of a choir
27) 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
28) The stirring final solo and Chorus , which take up weightier matters -LRB- the meaning of life , the last trumpet , the eternal afterlife -RRB- , might be taken to show what a remarkable work Haydn could have composed had he had access to a more serious libretto
29) The Chorus of `` Shoot Down The Stars ' is briefly heard in Never Back Down
30) Takuya -LRB- guitar -RRB- uses a White-brown Fender , a Paul Reed Smith , a G&L Telecaster , a Dean and some stompboxes , including the Boss Super Chorus and MXR/Phase 90