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All chorale synonyms

cho·rale
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noun chorale

  • refrain — to abstain from an impulse to say or do something (often followed by from): I refrained from telling him what I thought.
  • choir — A choir is a group of people who sing together, for example in a church or school.
  • melody — musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement.
  • music — an art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color.
  • theme — a subject of discourse, discussion, meditation, or composition; topic: The need for world peace was the theme of the meeting.
  • tune — Thomas James ("Tommy") born 1939, U.S. dancer, choreographer, actor, singer, and director.
  • chant — A chant is a word or group of words that is repeated over and over again.
  • paean — any song of praise, joy, or triumph.
  • ditty — a poem intended to be sung.
  • psalm — a sacred song or hymn.
  • oratorio — an extended musical composition with a text more or less dramatic in character and usually based upon a religious theme, for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, and performed without action, costume, or scenery.
  • hymn — a song or ode in praise or honor of God, a deity, a nation, etc.
  • verse — (not in technical use) a stanza.
  • motif — a recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a literary, artistic, or musical work.
  • song — Ailing [ahy-ling] /ˈaɪˈlɪŋ/ (Show IPA), Soong, Ai-ling.
  • strain — to draw tight or taut, especially to the utmost tension; stretch to the full: to strain a rope.
  • burden — If you describe a problem or a responsibility as a burden, you mean that it causes someone a lot of difficulty, worry, or hard work.
  • bob — If something bobs, it moves up and down, like something does when it is floating on water.
  • response — an answer or reply, as in words or in some action.
  • descant — A descant is a tune which is played or sung above the main tune in a piece of music.
  • aria — An aria is a song for one of the leading singers in an opera or choral work.
  • laud — to praise; extol.
  • shout — to call or cry out loudly and vigorously.
  • lay — to bring about or affect by lying (often used reflexively): to lie oneself out of a difficulty; accustomed to lying his way out of difficulties.
  • carol — Carols are Christian religious songs that are sung at Christmas.
  • ode — a lyric poem typically of elaborate or irregular metrical form and expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion.
  • choral — Choral music is sung by a choir.
  • lied — simple past tense and past participle of lie1 .
  • canticle — a nonmetrical hymn, derived from the Bible and used in the liturgy of certain Christian churches
  • hallelujah — an exclamation of “hallelujah!”.
  • hosanna — a cry of “hosanna.”.
  • celebration — A celebration is a special enjoyable event that people organize because something pleasant has happened or because it is someone's birthday or anniversary.
  • lullaby — a song used to lull a child to sleep; cradlesong.
  • number — a numeral or group of numerals.
  • lyric — (of poetry) having the form and musical quality of a song, and especially the character of a songlike outpouring of the poet's own thoughts and feelings, as distinguished from epic and dramatic poetry.
  • poem — a composition in verse, especially one that is characterized by a highly developed artistic form and by the use of heightened language and rhythm to express an intensely imaginative interpretation of the subject.
  • anthem — An anthem is a song which is used to represent a particular nation, society, or group and which is sung on special occasions.
  • ballad — A ballad is a long song or poem which tells a story in simple language.
  • refrain — to abstain from an impulse to say or do something (often followed by from): I refrained from telling him what I thought.
  • shanty — a crudely built hut, cabin, or house.
  • vocal — of, relating to, or uttered with the voice: the vocal mechanism; vocal criticism.
  • air — Air is the mixture of gases which forms the Earth's atmosphere and which we breathe.
  • chorus — A chorus is a part of a song which is repeated after each verse.
  • rock — rock the boat, Informal. to disrupt the smooth functioning or routine of something: Don't rock the boat by demanding special treatment from management.
  • piece — a separate or limited portion or quantity of something: a piece of land; a piece of chocolate.
  • round — having a flat, circular surface, as a disk.
  • oldie — a popular song, joke, movie, etc., that was in vogue at a time in the past.
  • opera — a plural of opus.
  • glee club — a chorus organized for singing choral music.
  • carolers — Plural form of caroler.
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