choric

Related to choric: Isochoric

cho·ric

 (kôr′ĭk, kŏr′-)
adj.
Relating to a chorus.

[Late Latin choricus, from Greek khorikos, from khoros, choral dance; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]

choric

(ˈkɒrɪk)
adj
of, like, for, or in the manner of a chorus, esp of singing, dancing, or the speaking of verse

cho•ric

(ˈkɔr ɪk, ˈkoʊr-)

adj.
of or for a chorus.
[1810–20; < Late Latin < Greek]
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Adj.1.choric - relating to or written for or in the style of a Greek chorus; "a choric Greek tragedy"
References in classic literature ?
We now come to the quantitative parts the separate parts into which Tragedy is divided namely, Prologue, Episode, Exode, Choric song; this last being divided into Parode and Stasimon.
The Episode is that entire part of a tragedy which is between complete choric songs.
It is the most horrible of virgin-sacrifices," said Will; and he painted to himself what were Dorothea's inward sorrows as if he had been writing a choric wail.
To analyze the way in which a documentary drama in verse, such as Peter Weiss's The Investigation (1965), engages the law, or a postmodern evidentiary collage, such as Emily Mann's The Execution of Justice (1985), or a verbatim rendering of court transcripts, such as Nicolas Kent's Srebrenica (1996), or a classical tragedy with Xhosa choric accompaniment, such as Yael Farber's Molora (2007), it is essential first to delineate the structural principles underpinning the twentieth-century trial play's foundational genre.
She believes that the "tragedy" of the novel lies in what remains unsaid between Giles and Grace, and that Marty is a choric character whose statements usually go unheard or unheeded.
The doomed figure of Susan Tang in the play encapsulates Aotearoa with the phrase 'we're all as distant as the stars', echoing Kraus's sentiments, and the final line of the play is a choric pronouncement from the whole cast to the audience: 'We've all been had'.
so I might revive an ontological claim to an aesthetic sensibility, I recall, as a child, my fascination with the performance gestalt of the Barnum & Bailey 3-Ring Circus, the astonishing precursor to what I've come to recognize as MODALITY, a Pathway to Ritual Improvisation, whereas the sum of disparate actions coalesce into a singularly WHOLE dramatic experience, the background--an amalgam of disjointed choric responses of the audience--becoming phenomenally as important to the overall impact of the event as the foreground where action was focused with lights.
nonrealistic choric intrusions: four light Chorus chapters on topics
While dramatically the lynchpins of the work, there is less vocal appeal in Peter Coleman-Wright and Alexandra Deshorties roles as the choric bards Britannia and Germania who, with their Chorus of Remembrance, begin and then narrate the "drama".
While dramatically the lynchpins of the work, there is less vocal appeal in Peter Coleman-Wright as the choric bards Britannia and Germania who, with their Chorus of Remembrance, begin and then narrate the "drama".
Lotos-eaters, whose Choric Song begins and ends with the refrain,
Considering Certeau's concern with practices in space, we can understand the choric nature of Arda's pre-creation as a kind of cosmic spatial practice: actions grounded in movement between center and margins, between disparate spaces "of the mind of Iluvatar," itineraries/tours developed or made beautiful through the sharing of power/voice.