orchestral orchestral  /ɔr ˈkɛ strəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or composed for an orchestra

Usage(s):

  1. The standard of orchestral playing in America, all over the country, is amazing.
  2. She also finds herself in the awkward position of having to face down an orchestral rebellion before she even picks up a baton.
  3. Home-town fans, who had been ardently convinced of Cleveland's orchestral supremacy for years, were suddenly confronted with astonishing international applause.

News

  1. Living tribute to the Dead.

    The Mann Center, tilting ever pop-ward, opened its orchestral season Tuesday night with a Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration. Was there really a symphony in the house? At least some of the 4,400 listeners tossing lighted hoops - and lighting up - might have noticed the incredibly polished orchestra on stage: the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra under its newly minted assistant conductor, Fawzi ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Comments

    Pickles and peanut butter. Peanuts and Pespi. Pepsi and wine. On Perils From the Sea , LaValle trades the orchestral, layered textures of The Album Leaf’s recent work for ambient beats more akin to Jimmy Tamborello ’s sucrose backbone of The Postal Service while melancholic storyteller Kozelek delivers unassuming recollections that feel like an account from an old friend.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

  3. Zola Jesus' String-Swathed 'Avalanche (Slow)' Delivers Minimalist Majesty

    Zola Jesus is set to release an album of orchestral interpretations of her oeuvre dubbed  Versions on August 20 with Sacred Bones...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  1. "I have been calling the music 'electro-orchestral-jazz-rock' because it has all of those aspects in prominence within the songs," Tankian says. "A few are more stripped down, but the majority of the songs have this huge wall of sound...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Serj Tankian Source: Blabbermouth.net

  2. Superchunk's Mac McCaughan says he never thought he could score a film until he was asked to provide music for Matthew Bissonnette's 2002 film "Looking For Leonard." "You think of film scores, you kind of think orchestral and you know, John...
    on May 12, 2010 By: Mac McCaughan Source: Winnipeg Free Press

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