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a musical composition.
one of the compositions of a composer, usually numbered according to the order of publication.
a literary work or composition, as a book: Have you read her latest opus? Abbreviation: op.
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Opera - Wikipedia


Opera is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text .... The Italian word derives from the Latin opera, a singular noun meaning "work" and also the p...

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Opera definition, an extended dramatic composition, in which all parts are sung to instrumental accompaniment, that usually includes arias, choruses, and ...

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1 : a drama set to music and made up of vocal pieces with orchestral accompaniment and orchestral overtures (seeoverture 2) and interludes (see interlude 3); ...

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An opera is a theatrical piece that tells a story totally through the music. It consists of recitatives which provide the narrative plot line and elaborate chorus singing ...

opera - definition of opera in English | Oxford Dictionaries


a dramatic work in one or more acts, set to music for sin... Meaning, pronunciation , example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.

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A theatrical presentation in which a dramatic performance is set to music. 2. The score of such a work. 3. A theater designed primarily for operas.

Definition of Opera - Yusypovych


According to a simple definition, opera is: a drama; set to music. The simplest definition of opera can be found on Wikipedia. It states that opera is “a dramatic ...

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