pastorale :

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  • n  a musical composition that evokes rural life

  • But toward this happily perspiring pastorale, occasioned by the traditional Bank Holiday weekend, swept an oppressive storm.
  • If Laura can truly be put in the woods that is, played as a kind of jazz pastoraleCalvin Jackson is the man to do it.
  • Such a one is Mohammad, a blind Iranian boy played--no, inhabited--by Mohsen Ramezani in Majid Majidi's enthralling pastorale The Color of Paradise.

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