non-orchestral

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of non-orchestral was in 1882

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“Non-orchestral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-orchestral. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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