oratorio Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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oratorionoun [C]

uk   /ˌɒr.əˈtɔː.ri.əʊ/  us   /ˌɔːr.əˈtɔːr.i.oʊ/ (plural oratorios)
a ​piece of ​music for orchestra and ​singers that ​tells a ​story, usually on a ​religioussubject, without ​acting
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(Definition of oratorio from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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oratorionoun [C]

 /ˌɔr·əˈtɔr·iˌoʊ, ˌɑr-, -ˈtoʊr-/
music a ​longpiece of ​music for ​singers and ​instruments in which a ​religiousstory is told in ​songs
(Definition of oratorio from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oratorio”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常以宗教题材为主题的)神剧,清唱剧…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常以宗教題材為主題的)神劇,清唱劇…
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