symphonic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj symphonic harmonious in sound "the symphonic hum of a million insects"
    • adj symphonic relating to or characteristic or suggestive of a symphony "symphonic choir"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Symphonic (Mus) Relating to, or in the manner of, symphony; as, the symphonic form or style of composition.
    • Symphonic Symphonious.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • symphonic Of or pertaining to symphony, or harmony of sounds; symphonious.
    • symphonic Having the same sound, as two words; homophonic; homophonous; homonymous.
    • symphonic In music, pertaining or relating to or characteristic of a symphony: as, a composition in symphonic form.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Symphonic relating to, or resembling, a symphony: symphonious
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. symphōniasyn, together, phōnē a sound.

Usage

In literature:

His three volumes on the symphonic repertoire leave twice as much to be said as they say.
"A Book of Prefaces" by H. L. Mencken
Symphonic or tone poem.
"Music Notation and Terminology" by Karl W. Gehrkens
But it was only with Strauss that the symphonic novel was finally realized.
"Musical Portraits" by Paul Rosenfeld
About 1852 Liszt commenced his symphonic poems.
"A Popular History of the Art of Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
Among other symphonic writers, Nina von Stollewerck, a native of Austria, is credited with two symphonies.
"Woman's Work in Music" by Arthur Elson
It is the Pandaean mystery unfolded with symphonic accompaniment.
"Adventures in the Arts" by Marsden Hartley
My trip that year was a symphonic poem with a most moving final movement.
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
Liszt's symphonic poem "Les Preludes" given by the Philharmonic Society, New York City.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
Never before had symphonic music played such pranks as are found here, especially in the Finale.
"Music: An Art and a Language" by Walter Raymond Spalding
Yet a master of broad, symphonic descriptions.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
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In news:

The VCU Symphonic Wind Ensemble and University Band are both directed by Dr Terry Austin.
The Andrew and Amy Vaughan Student Symphonic Fellowship is taking applications from instrumental music students in grades 9-12.
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir sings Christmas tunes and promotes their upcoming.
The Kimmel Center is the venue for the world premiere of a monumental symphonic gospel work.
The Macedonia Radio Symphonic Orchestra recording songs for Journey's Grammy-nominated soundtrack.
There is no more reliable brand in the symphonic trade than the Cleveland Orchestra.
The Macedonia Radio Symphonic Orchestra recording songs for Journey's Grammy- nominated soundtrack.
The Cleveland Orchestra 's educational programs, a cornerstone of the Orchestra 's original mission, have introduced more than four million Cleveland-area schoolchildren to symphonic music since 1921.
An Improvised Symphonic Poem for Organ , Narrator, and Vocalist.
Accidental Music Festival back with Symphonic Orchestra of Guanajuato.
The smallest live performance in the world, Miami's art event of the year, and a video-game icon with a symphonic pedigree.
An Improvised Symphonic Poem for Organ, Narrator, and Vocalist.
Kptm.com Chris Brown Launches His Symphonic Love Foundation.
Chris Brown has launched his Symphonic Love Foundation.
Chris Brown announced the launch of his Symphonic Love Foundation Monday with a musical, visual and performing arts event in Los Angeles.
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In science:

When a right triangle with legs a, b and hypotenuse c is given, there are just two squares (Figures 3a, 3b), the “harmonic” square of side h, and the “symphonic” square of side s.
Pythagorean Triples and a New Pythagorean Theorem
Now we present a striking identity we call the Symphonic Theorem.
Pythagorean Triples and a New Pythagorean Theorem
We summarize the effects of “Symphonic derivation” on a few smaller Pythagorean triangles.
Pythagorean Triples and a New Pythagorean Theorem
Raising the Standard It is very helpful to study symphonic derivation from the point of view of the standard generators of triples.
Pythagorean Triples and a New Pythagorean Theorem
A Symphonic Family History The set of PPT’s has a family structure.
Pythagorean Triples and a New Pythagorean Theorem
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