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oratorio

noun [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 religious subject, without acting
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in Chinese (Traditional) (通常以宗教題材為主題的)神劇,清唱劇…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常以宗教题材为主题的)神剧,清唱剧…
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