Definition of monodrama in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmänəˌdrämə/ Pronunciation: /-ˌdramə/


A dramatic piece for one performer.
Example sentences
  • We have a monodrama: the thoughts and recollections of Samuel Gentle, former Episcopal priest, now cathedral groundskeeper.
  • His operas include several monodramas, and he has also written a considerable quantity of chamber and vocal music.
  • It is billed as an operatic monodrama in five movements for mezzo-soprano and 10 instruments.

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Syllabification: mon·o·dra·ma

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