Translation of chorus in Spanish:

chorus

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːrəs/

noun/nombre

  • 1 (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) (in musical, opera, tragedy) coro (masculine)
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    • A native of the town is bringing together special guests, choruses and dancers to perform all the big hits from the West End musicals.
    • They made 42nd Street - the story of a girl plucked from the chorus to the lead role in a Broadway musical - more than just a fluffy fairy tale.
    • She was unique in her day because most female dancers danced in the chorus and there were very few female solo performers.
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    • In Greek tragedy the chorus commented on the action, but in Feathers of Peace there is no commentator giving moral comment.
    • All Greek tragedies have choruses, who take on the roles of observers, narrators, commentators and critics.
    • In Greek theatre the chorus always marched onto stage in a square, but danced in circular mode.
  • 2 2.1 (refrain) estribillo (masculine); (choral piece) coral (masculine) 2.2 (outburst) coro (masculine) a chorus of praise/protest un coro de alabanzas/protestas to shout in chorus gritar a coro
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    • But the chorus of whines about interference in the internal affairs of the country is 90 per cent arrant hypocrisy.
    • We beeline to Church Street and do the same thing, blowing through red lights and garnering a chorus of catcalls from the local street life.
    • American novelists have done their bit to swell the chorus of lamentation.
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    • An anthemic song with a big chorus, and an infectious spring in its step, the number demonstrated Rooster's readiness to have fun with a big riff.
    • These are real songs here, with choruses and verses and vocals wrapped around each other.
    • Short and sweet, the songs spin around catchy choruses; witty verses are largely absent.
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    • Also, the music is more sectional, with clearly defined arias, ensemble pieces, and choruses.
    • The Leonin pieces alternate ensemble choruses of chant with organum passages which feature a solo voice floating melodic lines over the drone.
    • Although also without recitative, there were arioso pieces and instrumental symphonies, with choruses which included chorales.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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