Definition of Chamber music

1. Noun. Serious music performed by a small group of musicians.




Definition of Chamber music

1. Noun. (music) A genre of classical music written for a small group of instruments ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chamber Music

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Literary usage of Chamber music

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1. The Growth of Music: A Study in Musical History for Schools by Henry Cope Colles (1916)
"At that time a distinctive form of English concerted music—chamber music, as we now call ... The very name ' chamber music ' suggests its chief condition. ..."

2. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"chamber music Musical Purists—The String Quartet—Comparison of chamber music with Other Forms—chamber music of Great Composers—Schubert's Famous String ..."

3. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"The history of chamber music in the United States is likewise largely that of German influences. The first string quartet seems to have been organized in ..."

4. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1910)
"This explains why Weber produced so little chamber-music. ... Many movements of Beethoven's chamber-music were inspired by some definite ..."

5. How to Appreciate Music by Gustav Kobbé (1906)
"A XIII A NOTE ON chamber music LOVERS of chamber music form an extremely refined and cultured class, and, like all highly refined and cultured people, ..."

6. Theodore Thomas, a Musical Autobiography by Theodore Thomas, George Putnam Upton (1905)
"Bergmann in chamber music.—Frederick Bergner.— The Quartette disbands. TOURING 1855 chamber concerts were estab- *~^ lished by William Mason, under the name ..."

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