Definition of longueur in English:
1A tedious passage in a book, piece of music, etc. its brilliant comedy passages do not cancel out the occasional longueurs
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- None of the symphonic music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Delius, Richard Strauss or Skryabin is without longueurs.
- Since then, the work has been performed in Chicago, where the composer made a few nips and tucks that were supposed to solve problems of pacing and the occasional longueur.
- That's how opera fans go about their business, collecting wayside works for the inevitable Wagnerian longueurs.
French, literally 'length'.
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