- 1A performance of a programme of music by a soloist or small group: I gave my first recital at the Royal CollegeMore example sentences
- This is the person who will buy tickets to attend symphony concerts, opera, ballet, chamber music recitals, choral concerts and musical theater.
- It is also considered disruptive to clap individual songs or short instrumental pieces rather than at the end of each group at lieder recitals or early music concerts.
- Next Friday it performs a recital of sacred choral music at Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford.
- 2An enumeration or listing of connected names, facts, or events: they launched into a recital of their misadventuresMore example sentences
- One is the children's memorial: a dark, empty space broken only by myriad points of light, like stars, and by a continuous recital of the names of children who perished.
- This work is not a recital of the principal events connected with Guru Nanak's life nor is it a compendium of his teachings.
- Brown seeks to show, with impressive erudition and illuminating analyses of many works of art, how imagination can be a vehicle of truth that is more profound than bare recitals of historical fact.
- 3 (usually recitals) Law The part of a legal document that explains its purpose and gives other factual information: Council Directive 92/56 contains detailed extracts from the Social Charter in its recitalsMore example sentences
- You might note that the Crown law officer who drafted the lease got the proclamation wrong in the recitals but otherwise the documents are there, your Honours.
- The following recitals explain the background and underlying policy of the Directive, so far as relevant for present purposes.
- One of the problems in that case was the use of recitals in legislation to establish constitutional facts.
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- The delightful Finnish soprano is the first of a distinguished group of vocal recitalists at Brian McMaster's final festival, performing songs by Mozart, Sibelius, Schoenberg and Britten.
- Also a distinguished soloist and recitalist, he has shared the stage with many well-known orchestras and performed at numerous international music festivals.
- By 14, my father had become a renowned organ recitalist - playing and broadcasting from churches and cathedrals all over the country.