orchestral

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

orchestra +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

orchestral (not comparable)

  1. Relating to an orchestra or to music played by an orchestra.

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Noun[edit]

orchestral (plural orchestrals)

  1. (uncommon) An orchestral performance.
    • 1984, Charles Buttrose, Words and Music, page 62:
      The ABC would have top-billing for the orchestral concerts and Williamsons for the recitals; we would go for a three-guinea top for the orchestrals, at that time a record; the ABC would do the front of house and the banking; [...]
    • 2011, Dorien Grey, Short Circuits: A Life in Blogs: - Book 1 (→ISBN):
      I also enjoy, still using music as an analogy, when Nature segues from quieter contemplative pieces featuring fog and overcast and rain to the full orchestrals of storms: booming tympani of thunder, cymbal crashes of lightning, full-brass of wind ...
    • 2017, Karrie Gavin, Moon Philadelphia: Including Pennsylvania Dutch Country (→ISBN):
      Classical composers like Alexander Reinagle, Rayner Taylor, and Susannah Haswell Rowson made their names in the 18th century, while the 19th century was given over to English opera, religious orchestrals, and gospel.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

orchestral (feminine singular orchestrale, masculine plural orchestraux, feminine plural orchestrales)

  1. orchestral

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French orchestre. Adjectival form of orchestră.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

orchestral m, n (feminine singular orchestrală, masculine plural orchestrali, feminine and neuter plural orchestrale)

  1. orchestral

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