Definition of soloist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsōlōəst/


A singer or other musician who performs a solo.
Example sentences
  • The most famous conductors and soloists in the concert halls around the world perform his compositions.
  • Graduals are among the most elaborate of all chants and are performed by soloists and choir in alternation.
  • The concert ended with a Mass by Bellini in which the organist, choir and soloists gave a magnificent performance.

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Syllabification: so·lo·ist

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