dance orchestra

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dance orchestra a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
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Usage

In literature:

When the orchestra struck up a fresh dance, James would have led his fair partner away, but she resisted.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
We moderns express our emotions through the rhythm of song, of dance, of orchestra, of play, of opera, of art.
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
The radio was playing, a smoothly sweet dance orchestra from San Francisco.
"Adolescents Only" by Irving E. Cox
I never want to hear an orchestra, and I am sure that some day I will put my foot through the big drum that keeps time for the dancing.
"Living Up to Billy" by Elizabeth Cooper
Everybody talked about eating as if Hungarian orchestras and Brazilian dances did not exist.
"H. R." by Edwin Lefevre
A listless orchestra played for dancing, but only a few couples were moving about the floor.
"Penny Nichols and the Black Imp" by Joan Clark
The orchestra surrendered to the applause, but was Sylvia dancing now?
"The Guarded Heights" by Wadsworth Camp
In the next room, three couples were dancing to the slow music of an Earth orchestra.
"She Knew He Was Coming" by Kris Neville
The house was large, with extensive verandas, on which the guests danced to the music of an orchestra.
"The Voodoo Gold Trail" by Walter Walden
Tuning instead to a dance orchestra, they discussed the day's happenings and made elaborate plans for the morrow.
"Voice from the Cave" by Mildred A. Wirt
As the crash of the orchestra heralded a big scenic effect of dance and colour, Noel leant a little towards her and began to speak.
"Consequences" by E. M. Delafield
A four-piece orchestra provided rather dreary music for dancing.
"Saboteurs on the River" by Mildred A. Wirt
The next number is a march and dance for the procession of Hymen, and is for orchestra only.
"Shakespeare and Music" by Christopher Wilson
The orchestra played dance music at what I should have thought an incredible speed.
"I Walked in Arden" by Jack Crawford
There was an orchestra with them and they usurped the dancing pavilion.
"The Corner House Girls on a Tour" by Grace Brooks Hill
Inside the Branniton house the orchestra was playing and couples were dancing.
"Black Star's Campaign" by Johnston McCulley
So they sat on the veranda for several hours, enjoying the music of the orchestra in the parlour and watching the dancing through the windows.
"The Rival Campers Afloat" by Ruel Perley Smith
The orchestra was playing a lively tune, and several couples were dancing in the stately Louis XIV room.
"The Orchard Secret" by Cleo Garis
The dancers gave up their dancing, and came towards the orchestra, followed by the other guests.
"Wenderholme" by Philip Gilbert Hamerton
The orchestra was playing a waltz, and many of the guests were dancing; for the floor at the Farnese Palace was the best in Rome.
"Behind the Throne" by William Le Queux
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In poetry:

Here is the red marquee it sheltered under.
Here is the ballroom, here
The sadly various orchestra led
By a single gesture. My arms open.
It enters. Look, we are dancing.
"The Assassination" by Donald Justice

In news:

Ashley Rodgers, 3, dances to the tunes of the Symphony Orchestra Augusta at the Pops Under the Stars concert in 2011.
The Firelands Symphony Orchestra presents its season opener, entitled "Music and Dance.".
Ravel didn't make the orchestra sing, he made it dance.
Farmhands' Dance 8:08 Don Ray Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra Derek Gleeson Buy Now.
The American Tap Dance Orchestra will perform a new suite.
Ravel didn't make the orchestra sing, he made it dance.
Critic's Picks: Orr plays organ, the St Olaf Orchestra play the Pantages, free dance and film at ArtWalk and TAM turns 75.
Even Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Maestro Raymond Harvey seemed to dance on the podium.
The Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet performs as the toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes and sugar plum fairy, to the music of the Hershey Symphony Orchestra at Hershey Theatre.
Ballet Hispanico met the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra in a joyous New Orleans dance concert on Saturday (Dec.
Ballet Hispanico met the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra in a joyous New Orleans dance concert on Saturday (Dec.
's Orchestra, with dance instruction by Dance New England during the first hour.
In most conventional symphony orchestras, the members of the first violin section do not leap to their feet to dance while they play, but the Cubans do.
Dance of the Seven Veils 7:33 Richard Strauss Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Donald Runnicles Buy Now.
Dancers from the Rockford Dance Company conclude their performance of "The Nutcracker" on Friday, Dec 2, 2011, with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra at the Coronado Performing Arts Center in Rockford.
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