opera

Latin, meaning: work, pains, labor.
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Opera

A dramatic work set to music e.g. Aida by Verdi.
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opera

[n] - a drama set to music 2. [n] - theater where opera is performed
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Opera

Small Web browser, competitor of Netscape Communicator and Internet Explorer, which supports style sheets and JavaScript.
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Opera

A browser designed for palm top computers.
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Opera

Op'er·a noun [ Italian , from opera work, composition, opposed to an improvisation, from Latin opera pains work, from opus , operis , work, labor: confer French opéra . See Operate .] 1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music forms an essen...
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opera

1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music forms an essential part; a drama wholly or mostly sung, consisting of recitative, arials, choruses, duets, trios, etc, with orchestral accompaniment, preludes, and interludes, together with appropriate costumes, scenery, and action; a lyric drama. ... 2. The score of a musical drama, either written...
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opera

opera house noun a building where musical dramas are performed
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Opera

• (n.) A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music forms an essential part; a drama wholly or mostly sung, consisting of recitative, arials, choruses, duets, trios, etc., with orchestral accompaniment, preludes, and interludes, together with appropriate costumes, scenery, and action; a lyric drama. • (pl. ) of Opus • (n.) The hou...
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Opéra

Paris opera house designed by Charles Garnier. The building, considered one of the masterpieces of the Second Empire style, was begun in 1861 and ... [6 related articles]
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opera

a drama set to music and made up of vocal pieces with orchestral accompaniment and with orchestral overtures and interludes. In some operas, such as ... [32 related articles]
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opera

opera A drama in which the text is set to music and staged. The texts of operas are sung, with singing and stage action nearly always given instrumental accompaniment. Many operas also feature instrumental interludes (called intermezzi) and dance scenes; even extended ballets that interrupt the action.
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Opera

Opera is a stage entertainment consisting of a play sung to music in its entirety, with no spoken dialogue at all. Opera originated in Italy around 1600 and has subsequently spread throughout the world.
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Opéra

classic almond sponge cake layered with coffee and chocolate butter cream and covered with a sheet of chocolate; seen in every pastry shop window.
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Opera

[web browser] According to Opera Software, the browser had 350 million users worldwide (275 million users on mobile versions) in July 2014. Opera has been noted for originating many features later adopted by other web browsers. A prominent example is Speed Dial. ==History== Opera began in 1994 as a research project at Telenor, the largest N...
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Opera

[Network Suite] This is a picture of the viewing platform on the Trollstiegen I made by myself. ...
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Opéra

Opéra (ôpārä') (Académie de musique), former chief opera house of Paris, on the Place de l'Opéra, one of the main crossroads on the right bank of the Seine. Designed by J. L. C. Garnier and also called the Palais Garnier, it was built between 1861 and 1875. ...
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opera

opera, drama set to music.Sections in this article:IntroductionCharacteristicsEarly OperaOpera in the Nineteenth CenturyTwentieth-Century OperaBibliography
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opera

Dramatic musical work in which singing takes the place of speech. In opera, the music accompanying the action is the main element, although dancing and spectacular staging may also play their parts. Opera originated in late 16th-century Florence when the musical declamation, lyrical monologues, a...
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Opera

Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (called a libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting. Opera incorporates many of the elements of spoken theatre, such as acting, scenery, and costumes and sometimes includes dance. The perform...
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Opera

A drama where the words are sung instead of spoken.
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opera

theatrically staged story set to instrumental and vocal music such that most or all of the acted parts are sung. a drama set to music sung by singers usually in costume, with instrumental accompaninent; the music is integral and is not incidental.
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Opera

A musical form of drama, originating in Italy, set to music. In an opera, most or all of the text is sung, using musical forms such as arias, songs, recitatives, duets, and choruses, with instrumental accompaniment. A few of the various subcategories of opera include heroic or grand opera, comedy opera and comic opera.
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opera

a drama set to music for soloists, chores and orchestra. opus
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Opera

Music drama that is generally sung throughout, combining the resources of vocal and instrumental mus
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