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chamber music Syllabification: cham·ber mu·sic
Pronunciation: /ˈCHāmbər ˌmyo͞ozik/

Definition of chamber music in English:


Instrumental music played by a small ensemble, with one player to a part, the most important form being the string quartet which developed in the 18th century.
Example sentences
  • His compositions comprise mainly chamber music, including string quartets and accompanied keyboard sonatas.
  • From there, I went into composing film music and also chamber music, something that I do to this day.
  • The beautiful sense of orchestral chamber music the trio brought to the Largo was memorable.
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