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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Open Court: Unit 4_Lesson 2
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.
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.