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What is an Orchestra?. Open Court: Unit 4_Lesson 2. Word Knowledge. Line 1: compose composition composer Line 2: blends violin clarinet cymbals Line 3: romantic music brighter pieces Line 4: magnificent variety twentieth auditoriums symphonies

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What is an orchestra

What is an Orchestra?

Open Court: Unit 4_Lesson 2


Word knowledge

Word Knowledge

Line 1: compose composition composer

Line 2: blends violin clarinet cymbals

Line 3: romantic music brighter pieces

Line 4: magnificent variety twentieth auditoriums symphonies

S1: The composer finished his composition in August.

S2: Violins, clarinets, cymbals and a number of other instruments in an orchestra blend together to produce one sound.

S3: The orchestra played Handel’s Messiah.

S4: A variety of symphonies were written during the Baroque period.


Vocabulary

Vocabulary

classical (clas-si-cal): of or relating to a form or a system of primary significance before modern times.

My mother used to play classical music on the piano.

interpretation (in-ter-pre-ta-tion): to bring out the meaning of something in a performance.(pg. 355)

The artist’s interpretation of that dance was fascinating to watch.

encased (en-cased): to enclose in or as if in a case.

The jewels were encased in a locked box.

shrill: high-pitched; piercing(pg. 368)

The whistle made a shrill noise.

Improvise (im-pro-vise) : to compose, recite, play, or sing on the spur of the moment.(pg. 379)

The actor forgot some of his lines and had to improvise to finish the play.


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