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.
(music) an extended orchestral composition, originated by Liszt, based on nonmusical material, such as a work of literature or folk tale Also called tone poem
[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.
adjective 1. harmonious; in harmonious agreement or accord. adjective 1. (literary) harmonious or concordant
noun 1. a composer who writes symphonies. noun 1. a person who composes symphonies
verb (used without object), symphonized, symphonizing. 1. to play or sound together harmoniously.