Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

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Symphony

A term now normally taken to signify an extended work for orchestra, consisting of several movements. The symphony became the chief vehicle of orchestral music in the late 18th century, and from the time of Beethoven came to be regarded as its highest and most exalted form.

Category: Types or Styles of Music




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Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Symphony

A term now normally taken to signify an extended work for orchestra, consisting of several movements. The symphony became the chief vehicle of orchestral music in the late 18th century, and from the time of Beethoven came to be regarded as its highest and most exalted form.

Category: Types or Styles of Music




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