American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Music A free composition structured according to the composer's fancy. Also called fantasy.
- n. Music A medley of familiar themes, with variations and interludes.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music: Originally, any instrumental piece.
- n. Any composition not in strict form or style, particularly when somewhat capricious.
- n. An irregular composition, consisting of well-known airs arranged with interludes and florid decorations, similar to a potpourri.
- n. Also fantasy, phantasy.
- n. music An unstructured orchestral composition.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Mus.) A continuous composition, not divided into what are called movements, or governed by the ordinary rules of musical design, but in which the author's fancy roves unrestricted by set form.
- n. a musical composition of a free form usually incorporating several familiar themes
- Italian, from Latin phantasia, fantasy; see fantasy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Prior's insistent Angel -- whose arrival is an indelible coup de theatre engineered by director Michael Greif, lighting designer Ben Stanton, sound designer Ken Travis, costume designer Clint Ramos and aerial designer Paul Rubin -- is important to the "fantasia" element of the subtitle.”
“The tipsy harmonies of the string "fantasia" which precedes the graveyard scene were superbly dark, ghoulish and expertly played.”
“The "fantasia" of the subtitle refers to the play's nonlinear structure, as it follows the shifting and interlocking relationships among the characters.”
“He had heard Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony, so, taking Goethe's Laune des Verliebten, he started a kind of fantasia, concocting words and music together.”
“Goethe's _Laune des Verliebten_, he started a kind of fantasia, concocting words and music together.”
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Movies or TV shows where the titles are also common words, generally one-word titles.
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