Musical Dictionary

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overture

A piece of music played at the beginning of a play, opera or ballet in order to set the mood; also, an orchestral concert piece written as a single movement.

Category: Parts of a song or performance




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Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

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overture

A piece of music played at the beginning of a play, opera or ballet in order to set the mood; also, an orchestral concert piece written as a single movement.

Category: Parts of a song or performance




Pronunciation:

Example:

 

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