Definition of lied in English:

lied

Syllabification: lied
Pronunciation: /lēd, lēt
 
/

noun (plural lieder /ˈlēdər/)

A type of German song, especially of the Romantic period, typically for solo voice with piano accompaniment.
More example sentences
  • He has also written a significant number of lieder and song cycles which are significantly under-represented in the current CD catalogue.
  • As if to foreshadow the war to come, he recorded two of the most popular German lieder that month - Schubert's Serenade and Brahms's Lullaby.
  • After a historical introduction to the orchestral instruments, Plotkin explores the literature for the symphonic form, piano, orchestral instruments, lieder and vocal music, and choral music.

Origin

from German Lied.

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