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recitalre‧cit‧al /rɪˈsaɪtl/ noun [countable]  1 ALAPMa performance of music or poetry, usually given by one performer a piano recitalrecital of a recital of classical favourites2 formalDESCRIBE a spoken description of a series of eventsrecital of a long recital of her adventures
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recitalNot only that, but Alan and his friends have also managed to get him a recital in the Barbican in London.He used his star players to give chamber recitals, and others to play in the foyers before performances.They fight, and fall, in strophes appropriate for recital in a warriors' banquet hall.This was his recital of flattering greetings.He dates this earlier layer to 1735-6, perhaps put together for Bach's recital at the Dresden Frauenkirche in December 1736.A musical prodigy, he played solo recitals by age 12.The recital was in the grounds of an historic castle, in keeping with the growing fashion for outdoor opera.recital ofa recital of operatic arias
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