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01. Apart from the [chorus], I don't know the words of this song.
02. The audience joined the band in singing the [chorus] of their greatest hit.
03. We were awakened this morning by a [chorus] of crows outside our bedroom window.
04. The [chorus] was made up of children from grades 1 to 5.
05. Elissa had hoped to win a major role in the musical, but only got a small part singing in the [chorus].
06. The governor is facing a [chorus] of criticism over his decision to cut taxes at a time when government revenues are down.
07. There was a [chorus] of tomcats howling outside our door the whole time our cat was in heat.
08. The teacher was faced with a [chorus] of students asking for an extension to the deadline for their research essay.
09. As soon as Donna opened the door, she was greeted with a rousing [chorus] of 'Happy Birthday to You.'
10. The Khon dancers of Thailand do not speak, but are accompanied by a [chorus] that communicates the necessary dialog.
11. Much of the popular, non-religious music of Europe during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance was written for soloists rather than for a [chorus].
12. A non-religious [choral] tradition did not develop in Europe until the 1600s.
13. Italian opera in the 1600s featured dancing and extensive use of the [chorus] as part of the spectacle.
14. The [chorus] occupies an important place in more than 200 pieces of church music composed by J. S. Bach.
15. The team faced a [chorus] of boos after finishing losing the final game due to poor play and lack of effort.
16. Abba Eban once said that consensus is what many people say in [chorus], but do not believe as individuals.

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  • chorus — [ kɔrys ] n. m. • XVe; mot lat. « chœur » 1 ♦ Vx Reprise en chœur. ♢ Clameur d ensemble. ⇒ chœur, concert. « un chorus universel de haine et de proscription » (Beaumarchais). ♢ Mod. Loc. FAIRE CHORUS : se joindre à d autres pour dire comme eux;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Chorus — may refer to: Plays Greek chorus Musical Choir, a vocal ensemble Chorus effect, the perception of similar sounds from multiple sources as a single, richer sound; signal processors design to simulate the effect Refrain or chorus of a song, pre… …   Wikipedia

  • Chorus — コーラス Номер Chorus за сентябрь 2010 года. Специализация: манга …   Википедия

  • Chorus — (v. grch. choros ‚Reigentanz‘, ‚Chor der Tänzer u. Sänger‘) steht für: Chor (Musik), ein Gesangs Chor Ein gemeinsames Lied Chorus (Jazz), eine Strophe in der Jazz und Blues Musik Refrain in der Pop Musik, insbesondere den Broadway Songs Chorus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chorus — Cho rus, n.; pl. {Choruses}. [L., a dance in a ring, a dance accompanied with song; a chorus, a band of dancers and singers. Gr. ?. See {Choir}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Antiq.) A band of singers and dancers. [1913 Webster] The Grecian tragedy was at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chorus — CHÓRUS, chorusuri, s.n. (Jaz) Improvizaţie solistică legată de o temă principală. ♦ Improvizaţie colectivă, care urmează după improvizaţiile soliştilor. [pr.: co ] – Din fr., engl. chorus. Trimis de valeriu, 03.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  CHORUS s.n …   Dicționar Român

  • chorus — 1560s, from L. chorus a dance in a circle, the persons singing and dancing, the chorus of a tragedy, from Gk. khoros band of dancers or singers, dance, dancing ground, perhaps from PIE *gher to grasp, enclose, if the original sense of the Greek… …   Etymology dictionary

  • chorus — [kôr′əs] n. [L, a dance, band of dancers or singers < Gr choros] 1. in ancient Greek drama, and drama like it, a company of performers whose singing, dancing, and narration provide explanation and elaboration of the main action 2. in… …   English World dictionary

  • chorus — [n1] group of singers carolers, choir, chorale, choristers, ensemble, glee club, singing group, vocalists, voices; concept 294 chorus [n2] refrain bob, burden, chorale, main section, melody, motif, music, recurrent verse, response, ritornelle,… …   New thesaurus

  • Chorus — Cho rus, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Chorused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chorusing}.] To sing in chorus; to exclaim simultaneously. W. D. Howells. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chorus — CHORUS. Mot emprunté du Latin, qui n est d usage qu en cette phrase, Faire chorus, en parlant De plusieurs personnes qui chantent ensemble à table, et ordinairement le verre à la main …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798