Definition of Symphony orchestra

1. Noun. A large orchestra; can perform symphonies. "We heard the Vienna symphony"

Exact synonyms: Philharmonic, Symphony
Generic synonyms: Orchestra
Derivative terms: Symphonize



Definition of Symphony orchestra

1. Noun. (music) A large orchestra that traditionally plays western classical orchestral music. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Symphony Orchestra

symphonically
symphonies
symphoniette
symphonious
symphoniously
symphoniousness
symphonise
symphonist
symphonists
symphonize
symphonized
symphonizes
symphonizing
symphony
symphony-orchestra
symphony orchestra (current term)
symphony orchestras
symphoric
symphyseal
symphyses
symphysial
symphysies
symphysion
symphysy
symphytism
sympiesometer
sympiesometers
sympiezometer

Literary usage of Symphony orchestra

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"symphony orchestra, the programme at the first concert including Schumann's seldom-performed violin concerto. 25. The isth anniversary concert of the ..."

2. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Being the Sixth Volume of the by Waldo Selden Pratt, Charles Newell Boyd (1920)
"In 1809 he became conductor of the Seattle symphony orchestra and in 1911-15 of the San Francisco symphony orchestra. Since 1915 he has been mostly occupied ..."

3. International Who's who in Music and Musical Gazetteer by César Saerchinger (1918)
"Lloyd A. Moll Baltimore, MI Municipal symphony orchestra. ... Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductorship vacant (Guest conductors 1917-18) symphony orchestra ..."

4. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"... the fame of which has since gone all over the land, the Boston symphony orchestra. The public-spirited banker, HL Higginson, overcame the financial ..."

5. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"... and the result was that a third orchestra was founded, the fame of which has since gone all over the land, the Boston symphony orchestra. ..."

6. Folio (1882)
"Finis coronal opus, which may be freely translated to mean that the varions opuses which the Boston symphony orchestra have been performing have come to an ..."

7. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"symphony orchestra, the programme at the first concert including Schumann's seldom-performed violin concerto. 25. The isth anniversary concert of the ..."

8. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Being the Sixth Volume of the by Waldo Selden Pratt, Charles Newell Boyd (1920)
"In 1809 he became conductor of the Seattle symphony orchestra and in 1911-15 of the San Francisco symphony orchestra. Since 1915 he has been mostly occupied ..."

9. International Who's who in Music and Musical Gazetteer by César Saerchinger (1918)
"Lloyd A. Moll Baltimore, MI Municipal symphony orchestra. ... Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductorship vacant (Guest conductors 1917-18) symphony orchestra ..."

10. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"... the fame of which has since gone all over the land, the Boston symphony orchestra. The public-spirited banker, HL Higginson, overcame the financial ..."

11. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"... and the result was that a third orchestra was founded, the fame of which has since gone all over the land, the Boston symphony orchestra. ..."

12. Folio (1882)
"Finis coronal opus, which may be freely translated to mean that the varions opuses which the Boston symphony orchestra have been performing have come to an ..."

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