Definition of symphonism
- … their suspicion of the abstract symphonic genre was deeply rooted enough to provoke calls for a new kind of proletarian symphonism based on mass song.
- —Pauline Fairclough, A Soviet Credo, 2006
- So Debussy and Satie began to seek a way out of the hulking fortresses of Beethovenian symphonism and Wagnerian opera.
- —Alex Ross, The Rest Is Noise, 2007