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song cycle

n
(Classical Music) any of several groups of songs written by composers during and after the Romantic period, each series employing texts, usually by one poet, relating a story or grouped around a central motif

song′ cy`cle


n.
a group of art songs that are usu. all by the same poet and composer and have a unifying subject or idea.
[1895–1900]
Translations

song cycle

nciclo di canzoni
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GRAMMY award-winning American composer, Christopher Tin, returned to Llangollen on Wednesday night to lead a performance of his renowned 2009 song cycle, Calling All Dawns.
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