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awr kuh struh

  • n  a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players
  • n  seating on the main floor in a theater

  • MAESTRO: Dudamel has a gift for connecting with both orchestra and audience.
  • For 20 years, a Chicago orchestra has held weekly rehearsals, given public concerts.
  • The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announced last week that it had chosen Alsop to be the orchestra's new conductor.
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  • Martin Windrow in The Associated Press
    Bigeard was personally fearless, tactically brilliant, and an intuitive master of terrain, who could conduct a battle by map and radio like the conductor of an orchestra. He inspired the absolute loyalty of his officers and men,said Windrow,...
  • Leonard Slatkin in FOXNews
    It's not a communicative device. It simply is programmed to do a sense of gestures,said Leonard Slatkin, the orchestra's musical director. "If the orchestra decides to go faster, there's nothing the robot can do about it. Hopefully, I keep...
  • Seth MacFarlane in Washington Post
    (We) did it at Carnegie Hall in New York,MacFarlane said, "and it was kind of an experimental crap shoot, and it went so well over there that we decided to do it out here for the Center Theatre Group in LA, with a big, 40-piece orchestra."

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