Sentence Examples


  • She'll soon sing a different song when I, the leader of this orchestra, flail my baton.
  • He placed a hand on the small of her back and led her through the crowd to the ballroom with the orchestra and the dancers.
  • The orchestra fell silent, and somewhere someone --possibly the host --called for the generators to be turned on.
  • As the light faded from the treetops, the birds grew silent and insects began their orchestra of night sounds.
  • In the new art the concentration of attention upon form, as a more important source of dramatic interest and climax than texture, resulted in a neglect of polyphony which seriously damaged even Gluck's work, and which always had the grave inconvenience that while the new methods of blending and contrasting instruments stimulated an increase in the variety, if not in the size of orchestras, there was at the same time extreme difficulty in finding occupation for the members of the lower middle class of the orchestra in ordinary passages.

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