Definition of vocal score in English:

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  • A musical score showing the voice parts in full, but with the accompaniment reduced or omitted.
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    • Similarly, I imagine Stanford's generation teaching themselves a new kind of musical prose by pounding through the vocal scores of Wagner's operas.
    • But several other instrumental and vocal scores serve to confirm the richness of Maw's musical language and the resourcefulness with which he adapts traditional formal structures.
    • For example, in a vocal score, the soprano might be played first and then the bass added on the second reading.

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