English version

grand opera in Music topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrand operaˌgrand ˈopera noun [countable, uncountable]  APMan opera with a serious subject in which all the words are sung
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grand operaElizabeth is an extraordinary mixture of epic film, grand opera and grand guignol.It is a setting worthy of grand opera.A portion of the festival was devoted to grand opera.