Definition of humoresque in English:


Syllabification: hu·mor·esque
Pronunciation: /ˌ(h)yo͞oməˈresk


A short, lively piece of music.
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  • This humoresque was founded upon song from the Broadway show Sinbad.
  • The humoresques are late examples of this, written, I believe, before the Finnish government granted the composer a lifetime stipend.


late 19th century: from German Humoreske, from Humor 'humor'.

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