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(Classical Music) music an extended orchestral composition, originated by Liszt, based on nonmusical material, such as a work of literature or folk tale. Also called: tone poem
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an extended programmatic composition for symphony orchestra.
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A narrative orchestral piece, usually in one movement.
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|Noun||1.||symphonic poem - an orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales|
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