Definitions

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  • adjective Not operatic

Etymologies

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non- +‎ operatic

Examples

  • Indeed, we can view "Treemonisha" as the ancestor to many works written today that are called operas by their composers, but which contain a great deal of rock, pop and other nonoperatic music.

    'Treemonisha' as It Was Intended To Be

  • This time around, Ms. Zimmerman has scrapped Mr. Wheeler's dialogue, replacing much of it with speeches drawn directly from Voltaire's novella, and has crammed in more of Mr. Bernstein's revised score than any previous nonoperatic stage version.

    Taking Another Shot at 'Candide'

  • Mr. Levine has transformed this ensemble from a fine pit band into one of the world's great symphony orchestras, and these concerts have become his nonoperatic signature performances in New York, rivaled only recently and briefly by his visits with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

    NYT > Home Page

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