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chamber orchestra

n
(Classical Music) a small orchestra consisting of about 25 players, used for the authentic performance of baroque and early classical music as well as modern music written specifically for a small orchestra

cham′ber or`chestra


n.
a small orchestra commonly of about 25 players.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.chamber orchestra - small orchestra; usually plays classical music
orchestra - a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players
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Marianna Bednarska Performance With The International Chamber Orchestra Of Washington Was Mesmerizing
They begin with their classical pub gig Quartet at Urban Tap House on Westgate Street next Thursday and a special silent film project Films for Chamber Orchestra at Chapter Arts Centre on Friday, February 15, at 5pm.
They begin with their classical pub gig Quartet at Urban Tap House on Westgate Street (Thursday) and a special silent film project Films for Chamber Orchestra at Chapter Arts Centre on Friday February 15 at 5pm.
The 38 member Community Chorus will be accompanied by four professional soloists and a nine member chamber orchestra.
THE Welsh Sinfonia chamber orchestra will be kicking off a seven venue national tour with a concert in Bangor Cathedral on Saturday, September 6.
CLASSICAL music fans are in for a treat when the Philharmonic Europe Chamber Orchestra comes to Middlesbrough Town Hall this month.
IN their first concert of 2014 at the Music Hall, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra featured distinguished harpist Sivan Magen.
This recording of the Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge and the Simple Symphony faces formidable competition from ones made by Britten with the English Chamber Orchestra in the 1960s.
MORE than 130 voices from both of Liverpool's cathedrals are to join a 16-piece Chamber Orchestra to perform Handel's masterpiece Messiah.
In addition to her regular solo performances, she has played/directed orchestras such as Royal Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, London Mozart Players, English Chamber Orchestra, Norwegian Chamber, European Union Chamber Orchestra and Britten Sinfonia.
A chamber orchestra of 20 children uses these and other instruments fashioned out of recycled materials from a landfill where their parents eke out livings as trash-pickers, regularly performing the music of Beethoven and Mozart, Henry Mancini and the Beatles.
Chamber Orchestra & Ensemble Repertoire: A Catalog of Modern Music.

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