non-orchestral

adjective
non-or·​ches·​tral | \ (ˈ)nän-(ˈ)ȯr-¦ke-strəl How to pronounce non-orchestral (audio) \
variants: or nonorchestral

Definition of non-orchestral

: not orchestral A pleasant suburban locale that often puts on concerts of chamber music and other non-orchestral classical music, especially Friday evenings and Saturday lunchtimes.— Daniel Jacobs, The Rough Guide to Jerusalem, 2009

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First Known Use of non-orchestral

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Non-orchestral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-orchestral. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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