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lyric opera

noun

hybrid form combining elements of grand opera and opéra comique and featuring appealing melodies and romantic drama

language of origin: Not available

Did You Know?

Did you know that tympani means (kettle drums) Kettle drums are pitched instruments that are considered a part of the melodic percussion family. They are very large drums made of copper or brass, most often used in orchestras and symphonies. These drums have a foot pedal that is attached to the head mechanism. When the foot pedal is depressed, the kettle drums make a unique, "boing" type of sound.?