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Music drama
Part of Speech: noun
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1. An opera in which the text and action are not interrupted by set arias, duets, etc., the music being determined throughout by dramatic appropriateness; musical drama of this character, in general. It involves the use of a kind of melodious declamation, the development of leitmotif, great orchestral elaboration, and a fusion of poetry, music, action, and scene into an organic whole. The term is applied esp. to the later works of Wagner: " Tristan und Isolde," " Die Meistersinger," " Rheingold," " Walkure," " Siegfried," " Gotterdammerung," and " Parsifal."
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