opera definition

  • noun:
    • A theatrical presentation which a dramatic overall performance is set to music.
    • The score of these a-work.
    • A theater created mainly for operas.
    • A plural of opus.
    • A theatrical work combining crisis, songs, song and often dancing.
    • The rating for these types of a work.
    • A building designed for the overall performance of such works; an opera home.
    • A company specialized in carrying out these types of works.
    • Any showy, melodramatic or unrealistic production resembing an opera.
    • an accumulation work (plural of opus).
    • A drama, either tragic or comic, that songs forms an important component; a drama completely or mostly sung, composed of recitative, arias, choruses, duets, trios, etc., with orchestral accompaniment, preludes, and interludes, together with appropriate costumes, views, and action; a lyric crisis.
    • The score of a musical drama, either written or perhaps in print; a play set to music.
    • the home in which operas tend to be displayed.
    • a kind of extensive dramatic composition by which music is a vital and predominant element; a musical drama, or a drama in songs. ; ; ;
    • The score or terms of a musical drama, either printed or perhaps in manuscript; a libretto.
    • A theater where operas are carried out; an opera-house.
    • The administration, revenue, and home of an Italian church or parish.
    • Specifically, a ballad-opera (see def. 1).
    • Plural of opus.
    • a commercial browser
    • a drama set to music; is composed of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
    • a building in which musical dramas are carried out

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