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Word: oratorio

Definition: dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata

Sentences Containing 'oratorio'

EXAMPLES OF EARLY ITALIAN TREATMENT OF TREES A. From pictures in Oratorio di S. Ansano.

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