overtures

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plural of overture
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An opening
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A motion placed before a legislative body, such as the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
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An approach or proposal made to initiate communication, establish a relationship etc

My mother had no choice; one did not turn down such an overture from the regent.

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an instrumental prelude to an opera, oratorio, or ballet
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{n} an opening, proposal, piece of music
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Disclosure; discovery; revelation
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– An instrumental piece that is played before an opera, play or movie to set the mood or describe the action that will take place
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The introductory music for an opera, oratorio or ballet A concert overture is an independent work
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A proposal; an offer; a proposition formally submitted for consideration, acceptance, or rejection
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a musical introduction to a piece of music which may or may not be an integral part of that piece of music
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A composition, for a full orchestra, designed as an introduction to an oratorio, opera, or ballet, or as an independent piece; called in the latter case a concert overture
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The introductory music for an opera, ballet, or oratorio
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an orchestral introduction to an opera, oratorio, or play During the 19th century, composers began writing independent concert overtures
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{i} piece of music that introduces a performance and is generally a medley of the music played during the performance; prelude, opening; introductory proposal, motion towards; introduction (as in a poem or play)
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introductory orchestral piece
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An overture is a piece of music, often one that is the introduction to an opera or play. The programme opened with the overture to Wagner's Flying Dutchman
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something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows; "training is a necessary preliminary to employment"; "drinks were the overture to dinner"
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the instrumental introduction to an opera usually incorporates themes which will be heard later in the the opera
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An opening or aperture; a recess; a recess; a chamber
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To make an overture to; as, to overture a religious body on some subject
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An approach made to initiate communication
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orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
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An orchestral piece at the start of an opera, oratorio, etc
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originally meant as an orchestral introduction to an opera or other vocal work In 19th, 20th century romantic music means a dramatic , independent concert performance
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work of orchestral music preceding an opera, oratorio or ballet
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a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
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If you make overtures to someone, you behave in a friendly or romantic way towards them. He had lately begun to make clumsy yet endearing overtures of friendship. Musical introduction to a larger, often dramatic, work. Originating with Claudio Monteverdi's Orfeo (1607), overtures served as openings for operas. The large-scale two-or three-part "French overture" invented by Jean-Baptiste Lully (1658) for his operas and ballets was widely imitated for a century. The sinfonia, the standard Italian overture form in the late 17th and 18th centuries, was a principal precursor of the three-part sonata form and thus provided the model for the earliest symphonies, which consisted of three movements. In the 19th century, overtures independent of any larger work usually illustrated a literary or historical theme (see symphonic poem). Overtures to operettas and musicals have traditionally been medleys of their themes
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A kind of instrumental genre, performed by a full orchestra Originally overtures were the instrumental introductions to operas, plays, or ballets, but later became popular when played in the concert halls By the romantic era, overtures were sometimes composed as independent pieces, not connected to any kind of theater Overtures are usually fast in tempo and include just one movement
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An orchestral composition that introduces an opera, oratorio or similar work, and usually includes music that alludes to what is to follow A concert overture, however, stands on its own and is not part of an opera or other work
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instrumental music composed as an introduction to an opera, oratorio, play, etc
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The introductory music for an opera, ballet, or oratorio A concert overture is an independent work
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orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances
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    Türkische aussprache

    ōvırçûrz

    Aussprache

    /ˈōvərˌʧo͝orz/ /ˈoʊvɜrˌʧʊrz/

    Etymologie

    [ 'O-v&(r)-"chur, -ch&r, ] (noun.) 15th century. Middle English, literally, opening, from Middle French, from Vulgar Latin opertura, alteration of Latin apertura; more at APERTURE.

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