Definitions

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales

Etymologies

Calque of German Tondichtung (Ton "tone", Dichtung "poem") (Wiktionary)

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