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English definition of “tone poem”

tone poem

noun [C]  /ˈtoʊn ˌpoʊ·əm/
music a piece of music for instruments that represents a particular story, image, or mood
(Definition of tone poem from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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