Translation of opus in Spanish:

opus

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊpəs/

noun/nombre

  • obra (feminine); [Music/Música] opus (masculine) Opus 73, the Emperor Opus 73, El Emperador
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    • Although some composers still assign opus numbers to keep track of their output, it is no longer customary.
    • The second piece was another Beethoven opus, Piano Concerto Number 5.
    • The opus 39 Waltzes began as a work for solo piano.
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    • The Toronto art-rockers have a tendency to go for the extreme, whether it is a lavishly orchestrated children's record or a rock opus telling the story of the Group
    • Once you've produced your opus, test it carefully before going public.
    • Similarly, as with previous recordings, their latest opus is an effective mix of sprawling environmental textures, clanging, gritty percussion and humorous samples.

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