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  • adjective Resembling a chorale (hymn tune).

Etymologies

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chorale +‎ -like

Examples

  • He may not have plumbed the quasi-spiritual depths that Claudio Arrau and others have sometimes found in the choralelike episodes, but that's what the later years of a career are for.

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  • The slow second movement begins with a somber, choralelike melody for strings alone, which the Philharmonic played with hushed richness.

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  • But the triumph of Honegger's third movement - expressed in a choralelike theme in the violins, optionally bolstered by a trumpet - sounds less convincing: merely hopeful, perhaps, coming early in what was to be a long war.

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  • But the triumph of Honegger's third movement - expressed in a choralelike theme in the violins, optionally bolstered by a trumpet - sounds less convincing: merely hopeful, perhaps, coming early in what was to be a long war.

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