Definition of entr'acte in English:
1.1A piece of music or a dance performed during an interval.
- The most cherishable of Jay's recordings are two-disc sets which permit inclusion of virtually every bit of the show's score, as well as snippets of dialogue, overtures, entr'actes, incidental music, and underscoring.
- He asked Mendelssohn to provide songs, entr'actes and brief orchestral episodes for insertion at appropriate points in the play.
- Columbia is also given high marks for acceding to Lean's original wishes that the overture, entr'acte, and exit music be presented with nothing but a blank screen.
Mid 19th century: French, from (earlier form of entracte), from entre 'between' + acte 'act'.
Definition of entr'acte in:
- US English dictionary
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