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re·cit·al

 (rĭ-sīt′l)
n.
1. The act of reading or reciting in a public performance.
2. A very detailed account or report of something; a narration.
3. A public performance of music or dance, especially by a solo performer.

re·ci′tal·ist n.

recital

(rɪˈsaɪtəl)
n
1. (Classical Music) a musical performance by a soloist or soloists. Compare concert1
2. the act of reciting or repeating something learned or prepared
3. an account, narration, or description
4. a detailed statement of facts, figures, etc
5. (Law) (often plural) law the preliminary statement in a deed showing the reason for its existence and leading up to and explaining the operative part
reˈcitalist n

re•cit•al

(rɪˈsaɪt l)

n.
1. a musical or dance entertainment given by one or more performers.
2. a presentation by dance or music students to demonstrate their progress.
3. an act or instance of reciting, esp. from memory.
4. a detailed statement: a recital of grievances.
5. an account, narrative, or description.
[1505–15]
re•cit′al•ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recital - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of eventsrecital - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
body - the central message of a communication; "the body of the message was short"
introduction - the first section of a communication
close, closing, ending, conclusion, end - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
report, account - the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"
recounting, telling, relation - an act of narration; "he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"
2.recital - performance of music or dance especially by soloists
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
3.recital - a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"
oral presentation, public speaking, speechmaking, speaking - delivering an address to a public audience; "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"
declamation - recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric
4.recital - a detailed statement giving facts and figures; "his wife gave a recital of his infidelities"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
5.recital - a detailed account or description of something; "he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings"
account, chronicle, history, story - a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"

recital

noun
1. performance, rendering, rehearsal, reading a solo recital
2. account, telling, story, detailing, statement, relation, tale, description, narrative, narration, enumeration, recapitulation It was a depressing recital of childhood abuse.
3. recitation, rendering, repetition, reading aloud, declaiming The album features a recital of 13th century Latin prayers.
Translations
تِلاوَه، إلْقاء، سَرْدحَفْلَة عَزْف مُنْفَرِد
recitacerecitál
fremsigelsekoncertrecitalrecitering
dalestszólóest
flutningur
recitál
ezberden okumaresitaltekli icraat

recital

[rɪˈsaɪtl] N (Mus) → recital m; (= story) → relato m

recital

[rɪˈsaɪtəl] nrécital m
an organ recital → un récital d'orgue

recital

n
(of music, poetry)Vortrag m; (= piano recital etc)Konzert nt; song recitalMatinee f, → Liederabend m
(= account)Schilderung f; (of details)Aufführung f, → Aufzählung f

recital

[rɪˈsaɪtl] n (Mus) → recital m inv; (of poetry) → recita; (account) → resoconto

recite

(rəˈsait) verb
to repeat aloud from memory. to recite a poem.
reˈcital noun
1. a public performance (of music or songs) usually by one person or a small number of people. a recital of Schubert's songs.
2. the act of reciting.
ˌreciˈtation (resi-) noun
1. a poem etc which is recited. a recitation from Shakespeare.
2. the act of reciting.
References in classic literature ?
When this recital of events was ended, his voice once more changed, and became plaintive and even musical, in its low guttural sounds.
This had become thoroughly her attitude by the time that, in my recital of the events of the night, I reached the point of what Miles had said to me when, after seeing him, at such a monstrous hour, almost on the very spot where he happened now to be, I had gone down to bring him in; choosing then, at the window, with a concentrated need of not alarming the house, rather that method than a signal more resonant.
Haley began a pathetic recital of his peculiar troubles.
Uncle Jerry coughed and stirred in his chair a good deal during Rebecca's recital, but he carefully concealed any undue feeling of sympathy, just muttering, "Poor little soul
So profoundly ignorant of the nature of slavery are many persons, that they are stubbornly incredu- lous whenever they read or listen to any recital of the cruelties which are daily inflicted on its victims.
The young ladies of Highbury might have walked again in safety before their panic began, and the whole history dwindled soon into a matter of little importance but to Emma and her nephews:in her imagination it maintained its ground, and Henry and John were still asking every day for the story of Harriet and the gipsies, and still tenaciously setting her right if she varied in the slightest particular from the original recital.
You must know best what will be its effect; but had I not seriously, and from my heart believed it might be of service, might lessen her regrets, I would not have suffered myself to trouble you with this account of my family afflictions, with a recital which may seem to have been intended to raise myself at the expense of others.
Wopsle's Roman nose so aggravated me, during the recital of my misdemeanours, that I should have liked to pull it until he howled.
I give you this warning because I wish to pass briefly over the story of my misfortunes, for recalling them to memory only serves to add fresh ones, and the less you question me the sooner shall I make an end of the recital, though I shall not omit to relate anything of importance in order fully to satisfy your curiosity.
Robin's brow had grown fiercely black at the recital of her wrong; and he had laid stern hand upon the hilt of his sword.
Nothing is more natural nor common than first to use a general phrase, and then to explain and qualify it by a recital of particulars.
I should have missed this extraordinary, supernatural, and incredible expedition, the recital of which may well meet with some suspicion.