Definition of Musical passage
1. Noun. A short section of a musical composition.
Generic synonyms: Composition, Musical Composition, Opus, Piece, Piece Of Music
Specialized synonyms: Allegro, Allegretto, Andante, Intro, Musical Phrase, Phrase, Cadence, Cadenza, Largo, Adagio, Recitative, Modulation, Transition, Impromptu
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Literary usage of Musical passage
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1. The Land of the Morning: An Account of Japan and Its People by William Gray Dixon (1882)
"... Retreat—musical passage— Immense Bell—Singing and Dancing Girls—The City as seen by Moonlight from Maruyama—' Unless you want me to become a Buddhist, ..."
2. The Musical World (1862)
"The question then is, obviously, how comes it that no sooner does a musical passage approach actual and pronounced description than we are sensible of a ..."