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song cycle Syllabification: song cy·cle
Pronunciation: /sôNG ˈsīkəl/

Definition of song cycle in English:


A set of related songs, often on a romantic theme, intended to form a single musical entity.
Example sentences
  • 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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