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Noun
/ˈôrkistrə/,/-ˌkestrə/,
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orchestras, plural;
  1. A group of instrumentalists, esp. one combining string, woodwind, brass, and percussion sections and playing classical music

  2. The part of a theater where the orchestra plays, typically in front of the stage and on a lower level than the audience

  3. The seats on the ground floor in a theater

  4. The semicircular space in front of an ancient Greek theater stage where the chorus danced and sang


  1. a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players
  2. seating on the main floor in a theater
  3. (orchestral) relating to or composed for an orchestra; "orchestral score"
  4. An orchestra is a sizable instrumental ensemble that contains sections of string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The term orchestra derives from the Greek ορχήστρα, the name for the area in front of an ancient Greek stage reserved for the Greek chorus. ...
  5. ELO Part II were an offshoot band formed by former Electric Light Orchestra drummer Bev Bevan. They are currently known as The Orchestra.
  6. A large group of musicians who play together on various instruments, usually including some from strings, woodwind, brass and/or percussion; the instruments played by such a group; A semicircular space in front of the stage used by the chorus in Ancient Greek and Hellenistic theatres; The area ...
  7. (Orchestral) tubas vary in different countries. Large instruments in BB♭ or a tone higher, in C, are used in the United States and parts of Europe. The original pitch of F (a tone above the E♭ bass) is preferred in Great Britain and (with rotary rather than piston valves) in Germany. ...
  8. (Orchestras) There are around 130 German professional orchestras, first and foremost among them the Berlin- Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle, the Berlin Staatskapelle under Daniel Barenboim, the Gewandhausorchester under Riccardo Chailly, the Bamberg Symphonic under Jonathan Nott and the ...
  9. The Stalls: the seats on the lower part of the theatre
  10. A group of musicians led by the conductor who accompany the singers.
  11. the flat, semicircular space in front of the stage of a theatre
  12. Belonging to an orchestra and playing, foretells pleasant entertainments, and your sweetheart will be faithful and cultivated. To hear the music of an orchestra, denotes that the knowledge of humanity will at all times prove you to be a much-liked person, and favors will fall unstintedly upon you.
  13. The group of musicians which accompany a staged presentation.
  14. The musicians who provide the musical backing to a show. Sometimes used to refer to the ground floor seating in an auditorium (also stalls).
  15. 'dancing floor';   the area in front of the skenê where the chorus danced and where, as a rule, it remained during the course of the play
  16. in classical Greek theater, a semicircular area used mostly for dancing by the chorus.
  17. the playing area in an ancient Greek theater
  18. Large poorly balanced instrumental ensemble with many string instruments but few tubas, some band members may play in it when it is in full orchestra mode.
  19. the large (c. 70-foot diameter) circle in a Greek theater in which the chorus sang, danced, and stood during a play. It was located between the audience and the logeion.
  20. The Italian Quartet (Quartetto Italiano) is a string quartet, founded in 1945. ... The Juilliard String Quartet is a classical music string quartet founded in 1946 at the Juilliard School in New York. ... The Emerson String Quartet is a renowned New York City–based string quartet. ...
  21. In modern times, this is the term which signifies a wide variety of instrumental ensembles.
  22. means a large group of people who play musical instruments together, like a band. What’s the word?
  23. Bringing different aspects of yourself together (mind, body, spirit, etc.) into one harmonious whole / Social cooperation; becoming attune to other people's needs; synchronizing or arranging events / (see MUSIC, THEATER)
  24. (featuring Cleo Laine), 1953–1958, EMI Records 2601871
  25. the band’s other natural enemy. However, the orchestra is always able to play better than the band. They are sometimes forced to perform with each other so that the orchestra has something to listen to during their rests.