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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
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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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Dirk Meyer's hook Chamber Orchestra & Ensemble Repertoire: A Catalog of Modern Music will prove to be an invaluable resource for conductors, librarians of chamber orchestras and anyone interested in learning about possible repertoire for the chamber orchestra.
Yet again, the Welsh Sinfonia delivered an exciting programme with a professionalism and technical ability to match any of Britain's foremost chamber orchestras.
The orchestra is part of the Vacation Chamber Orchestras, which meet in the holidays for an intensive period of coaching and performance.
A THREE-YEAR pounds 600,000 scheme to continue the work of developing chamber orchestras in Wales was announced today by Culture Minister Jenny Randerson.
CHAMBER orchestras across Wales are set to benefit from a pounds 600,000 boost announced today by Culture Minister Jenny Randerson.
Former royal harpist Finch has performed with many of the UK's leading symphony and chamber orchestras and has a world famous reputation within the classical music industry.
CHAMBER orchestras are to share in pounds 200,000 from the National Assembly, Culture Minister Jenny Randerson has announced.
FOUR Welsh chamber orchestras have been given pounds 200,000 to share.
The Assembly recently unveiled details of extra funding for Wales' chamber orchestras. Concert marks eighth anniversary: Sinfonia cymru will be marking its eighth birthday this month with a major concert in Wales.
"Also, in terms of access, chamber orchestras because of their size are suitable for smaller venues."
A total of pounds 400,000 to support chamber orchestras in Wales for a further two years has been announced by Culture Minister Alun Pugh.

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