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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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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There is an art to surtitling and it can be quite satisfying," he says.
There was only one visual drawback on Tuesday: whenever full stage lighting was used it created a reflection obscuring part of the generally efficient surtitling.
Balance between stage and Ewa Michnik's taut, sonorous orchestra was exemplary; there was comparable precision from the singers and a clarity of enunciation in excellent Italian, even in the most conversational passages, that added an extra dimension, even with well-paced surtitling.