from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See symphonic poem.
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- n. A piece of symphonic music which, like a poem, has a narrative or descriptive theme
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- n. an orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales
Calque of German Tondichtung (Ton "tone", Dichtung "poem") (Wiktionary)