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sur·ti·tle

 (sûr′tīt′l)

surtitle

(ˈsɜːˌtaɪtəl)
n
(Classical Music) (usually plural) a brief translation of the text of an opera or play that is being sung or spoken in a foreign language, projected above the stage
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Noun1.surtitle - translation of the words of a foreign opera (or choral work) projected on a screen above the stage
interlingual rendition, translation, version, rendering - a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
opera - a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
Translations

surtitle

[ˈsɜːtaɪtl] Nsobretítulo m

surtitle

n (in opera etc) → Übertitel m
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Translated into English by renowned poet Ted Hughes, then into Dutch by Bernard Dewulf, and finally surtitled on stage in both Greek and English, this trilogy charts "three murders, three culprits; their demons, their fate and their moral dilemmas constitute the vicious circle of revenge that is interrupted by the new order of things.
Surtitled movements here were even more valuable for an extended sequence of excerpts from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet ballet.
ENO has just opened its new season with surtitled performances of Gerald Barry's The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant.