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 Meanings and Examples of ORCHESTRA
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orchestra
 n.  a large group of musicians who play many different instruments together; big band
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  Scarlett tiptoed above the crowd and saw the captain of the militia mounting the orchestra platform.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  There was a long barroom downstairs, elegantly hung with oil paintings, and a negro orchestra played every night.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
3  It would be an enormous night reception with palms and an orchestra and all the porches shrouded in canvas, and a collation that made her mouth water in anticipation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
4  Loren Wheeler, editor of the Dauntless, led the orchestra, with a ruler and a totally inaccurate sense of rhythm.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  The hidden orchestra was lively.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
6  Del Snafflin's orchestra of piano, violin, and cornet began to tune up and every one behind the magic line of the proscenic arch was frightened into paralysis.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  The orchestra kept sawing away at the 'Traviata' music, so joyous and sad, so thin and far-away, so clap-trap and yet so heart-breaking.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
8  For they are hardly worthy of Tamoszius, the other two members of the orchestra.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
9  The last sob of little Sebastijonas has been stifled, and the orchestra has once more been reminded of its duty.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
10  In the front, in the very center, leaning back against the orchestra rail, stood Dolokhov in a Persian dress, his curly hair brushed up into a huge shock.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII
11  He winked at him gaily, smiled, and rested his foot against the orchestra screen.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX
12  During the whole of that entr'acte Kuragin stood with Dolokhov in front of the orchestra partition, looking at the Rostovs' box.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX
13  The cymbals and horns in the orchestra struck up more loudly, and this man with bare legs jumped very high and waved his feet about very rapidly.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX
14  But suddenly a storm came on, chromatic scales and diminished sevenths were heard in the orchestra, everyone ran off, again dragging one of their number away, and the curtain dropped.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX
15  hissed the saber against the whetstone, and suddenly Petya heard an harmonious orchestra playing some unknown, sweetly solemn hymn.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER X
Example Sentence:
1  No one can remain indifferent when an orchestra of Palestinian children comes to play for Holocaust survivors and to bring delight to the old people.
2  The orchestra was rehearsing at the time and received the news in silence, according to one musician.
3  The orchestra tuned their instruments.
4  Nothing is quite so discordant as the sound of a junior high school orchestra tuning up.
5  Do the students in the orchestra enjoy the cacophonous sounds they make when they're tuning up? I don't know how they can stand the racket.
6  Although there may be passages where only the soloist is playing, generally the solo part is accompanied by the orchestra.
7  Rock musicians are working in collaboration with an orchestra to create a new opera.
8  The orchestra is very important for the cultural life of the city.
9  The orchestra is to perform its last ever concert/last concert ever tomorrow night at the Albert Hall.
10  He plays in the brass section of the orchestra.
11  After the orchestra had tuned up, the conductor walked on to the stage.