Definition of song cycle in English:

song cycle

Syllabification: song cy·cle


  • A set of related songs, often on a romantic theme, intended to form a single musical entity.
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    • Voice of the River Han is a song cycle for soprano and piano trio with Korean-influenced melodies and rhythms.
    • The orchestral song cycle Voices from the Sea, first heard & recorded in 1985, gives a unique CD compilation its title.
    • Hoekman has composed a new song cycle for baritone and harpsichord called Suite Italiana, to be premiered by baritone Jerrold Pope in June.

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