a small symphony orchestra that usually specializes in playing short, familiar classical works or salon music.
noun 1. any of various medieval musical instruments, as the hurdy-gurdy.
adjective 1. Music. of, for, pertaining to, or having the character of a symphony or symphony orchestra. 2. of or relating to symphony or harmony of sounds. 3. characterized by similarity of sound, as words.
noun, Music. 1. a form of tone poem, scored for a symphony orchestra, in which a literary or pictorial “plot” is treated with considerable program detail: originated by Franz Liszt in the mid-19th century and developed especially by Richard Strauss. symphonic poem noun 1. (music) an extended orchestral composition, originated by Liszt, based on nonmusical […]
[French san-faw-nee fahn-tas-teek] /French sɛ̃ fɔ ni fɑ̃ tasˈtik/ noun 1. a programmatic symphony (1830–31) in five movements by Hector Berlioz.