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entr'acte

entr'acte  

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(Fr.).Between the acts. Strictly the interval between the acts of a play or opera, but in mus. parlance refers to the piece of orch. mus. played at such times, e.g. Schubert's entr'actes for ...
incidental music

incidental music  

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Mus. written for atmospheric effect or to accompany the action in a play. It was provided ‘incidentally’ as far back as Gr. drama. Purcell wrote much incidental mus. for the th. of his day, and there ...
interlude

interlude  

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Piece of mus. played between other pieces, such as an org. passage played between verses of a hymn, or between the acts of a play, or between scenes in an opera (e.g. the Sea Interludes in Britten's ...

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