chamber music

noun
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of chamber music

: music and especially instrumental ensemble music intended for performance in a private room or small auditorium and usually having one performer for each part

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First Known Use of chamber music

1615


CHAMBER MUSIC Defined for English Language Learners

chamber music

noun

Definition of chamber music for English Language Learners

  • : classical music written for a small number of musicians


CHAMBER MUSIC Defined for Kids

chamber music

noun

Definition of chamber music for Students

: instrumental music to be performed in a room or small hall


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