Postlude meaning

pōstlo͝od
A voluntary played at the end of a church service.
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A final chapter or phase.
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A musical selection that concludes a performance.
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(music) The final part of a piece; especially music played (normally on the organ) at the end of a church service.
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A concluding passage of text or speech; an epilogue or afterword.
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(rare) To form a postlude (to); to end with a postlude.
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Origin of postlude

  • post– (pre)lude

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From post- + Latin ludus (“play") (modelled on prelude).

    From Wiktionary