Definition of Preludes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of prelude) ¹



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Definition of Preludes

1. prelude [v] - See also: prelude

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preludes

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preludes (current term)
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Literary usage of Preludes

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1. Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker (1909)
"I THE preludes bear the opus number 28 and are dedicated to JC Kessler, ... As Pleyel advanced the pianist 2000 francs for the preludes he had a right to ..."

2. Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker (1900)
"THE preludes bear the opus number 28 and are dedicated to JC Kessler, ... As Pleyel advanced the pianist 2000 francs for the preludes he had a right to say: ..."

3. The Organ and Its Construction: A Systematic Hand-book for Organists, Organ by Johann Julius Seidel (1852)
"3 6 Three Chorales, one Prelude, and one Postludium, Op. 26—Two Books each 2 6 Eight preludes for Divine Service, Op. 27 2 6 preludes for do. ..."

4. An Elizabethan Virginal Book: Being a Critical Essay on the Contents of a by Edward Woodall Naylor (1905)
"the 19 preludes (13 by six writers, and 6 more anonymous); and Philips's arrangements of 9 Italian Madrigals or parts of Madrigals, with which may be ..."

5. The Standard Symphonies: Their History, Their Music, and Their Composers; a by George Putnam Upton (1888)
"... is our life but a succession of preludes to that unknown song whose first solemn note is sounded by death ? Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart, ..."

6. Symphonies and Their Meaning: Third Series: Modern Symphonies by Philip Henry Goepp (1913)
"LES preludes This work has a preface by the composer, who refers in a footnote ... What else is our life than a series of preludes to that unknown song of ..."

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