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noun, Music.
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
(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


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