Definition of Fantasia

1. Noun. A musical composition of a free form usually incorporating several familiar themes.




Definition of Fantasia

1. n. A continuous composition, not divided into what are called movements, or governed by the ordinary rules of musical design, but in which the author's fancy roves unrestricted by set form.

Definition of Fantasia

1. Noun. (music) An unstructured orchestral composition. ¹

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Definition of Fantasia

1. a free-form musical composition [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fantasia

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fansubbers
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fantabulous
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fantard
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fantasia (current term)
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fantasiser
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Literary usage of Fantasia

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1. Biographical Dictionary of Musicians: With a Bibliography of English by James Duff Brown (1886)
"fantasia for violin; op. 2. Six studies for violin solo; op. 3. ... Third fantasia for violin ; op. 6. First nocturne for violin and Pf. ; op. 7. ..."

2. Stories of Symphonic Music: A Guide to the Meaning of Important Symphonies by Lawrence Gilman (1907)
"fantasia, "THE TEMPEST". Op. 18 During a visit to St. Petersburg in the winter of 1872-73, Tschaikowsky begged his friend Vladimir ..."

3. The Musical World (1872)
"He selected fantasia—more original in its details than in the subject—and ... The only dramatic incident in fantasia may have been suggested either by ..."

4. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"FREE fantasia ON JAPANESE THEMES1 All the afternoon there has been a chirping of birds, And the sun lies warm and still on the western sides of swollen ..."

5. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"My vigor is a new-minted penny, Which I cast at your feet. Gather it up from the dust That its sparkle may amuse you. FREE fantasia ON JAPANESE THEMES l All ..."

6. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"WHEN THE SAP ROSE: A fantasia From <The Delectable Duchy.> Copyright 1893, by Macmillan & Co. AN OLD yellow van, the "Comet," came jolting along the edge of ..."

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