symphonic poem


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symphonic poem

n.
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symphonic poem

n
(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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symphon′ic po′em



n.
an extended programmatic composition for symphony orchestra.
[1860–65]
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symphonic poem

A narrative orchestral piece, usually in one movement.
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Noun1.symphonic poem - an orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
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It's obliged to remind her of a symphonic poem. The part by the landing-stage is in B minor, if I remember rightly, but lower down things get extremely mixed.
Handsworth-born Dorothy Howell was just 21 when her symphonic poem Lamia was performed at the 1919 Promenade Concerts.
At the age of 30, Garayev was again awarded this prize for his symphonic poem "Leyli and Majnun", based on the same-titled famous work of Nizami Ganjavi.
His reputation suffered beginning in the 1920s, resulting in the neglect of his work in larger-scale genres like the concerto and symphonic poem.
"The premiere of a symphonic poem for a soprano and orchestra, named The Lord Is My Shepherd, by Slovak composer Viazoslav Kubika, will be premiered, as well," the State Philharmonic Kosice wrote on its website.Marek Sedivy will conduct the performance, and soprano soloists Mariana Gelenekyova and Catherine St-Arnaud will perform, accompanied by the ensemble Cantemus from Hungary.
The third symphonic poem demonstrates S[sz]rka, the folk heroine and female warrior who rebels against male authority.
1811: Franz Liszt, composer - creator of the symphonic poem - and piano virtuoso was born near Sopron, Hungary.
However, the collection includes two larger-scale solo works--"Ermanarich," which is subtitled a symphonic poem, and "Hymnus auf die Freundschaft" (Hymn to Friendship).
A composer of symphonies and songs, Mahler's approach to genre often distorted the lines between orchestral lied, symphony, and symphonic poem. "Mahler's Fifth (Symphony) is a dense composition, full of invention and of innovations such as progressive tonalities and the fusion of different contrastive forms," QPR noted.
The concerts will consist of a symphonic poem entitled Khirokitia by Cypriot composer Giorgos Karvellos, a Concerto for piano, violin and strings in D minor, MWV O4 by German composer, pianist and conductor Felix Mendelssohn and Symphony no.
Following the world premiere of Antonin Dvoftik's final orchestral work, the symphonic poem A Hero's Song, Op.