What are chorus?

  • (verb): Utter in unison.
    Example: "'yes,' the children chorused"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on chorus:

Song Of The Mary White - Lyrics
... Chorus Britons all, both young and old, think of those jolly sailors bold ... Chorus John Crouch, a gallant sailor bold, likewise George Castle too, George Wales, Richard Crouch, this day, my praise is due to you Sol Holbourn, Sackett Ansel, John Wales, with ... Chorus Ned Chittingden, 17 your health I drink, I drink with thee, Times three and for your valor, my brave men, you shall rewarded be ...
Tumbling Dice - Structure
... While many songs have the same number of lines for the verse or chorus, the first verse has eight lines, the second verse has six lines, and the last verse ... The song's first chorus has two lines, the second chorus has three, and the third chorus has twelve lines ... At the beginning of every chorus, the piano, bass and drums drop out and the backing vocals sing "you got to roll me" as the guitar plays the song's signature ...
Chorus Line
... A chorus line is a substantial group of dancers who together perform synchronized routines, usually in musical theatre ... Chorus line dancers in Broadway musicals and revues have been referred to by slang terms such as ponies, gypsies and twirlies ...
Ottawa Senior High School - Extracurricular Activities - Performing Arts - Chorus
... The Ottawa High School chorus program consists of concert choir, womans choir, chamber singers and cytones ... The chorus is currently under the direction of Lori Underwood with accompaniment by Mr ...
His Majesty (comic Opera) - Musical Numbers
1 - Introduction, Trio and Chorus - "When Ferdinand came to Vingolia throne" No. 2 - Chorus - "Hail our King in regal splendour" No. 3 - Song with Chorus - King - "I was born upon a Sunday" No ...

More definitions of "chorus":

  • (noun): A company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play.
    Synonyms: Greek chorus
  • (verb): Sing in a choir.
    Synonyms: choir
  • (noun): A group of people assembled to sing together.
  • (noun): The part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers.
    Synonyms: refrain
  • (noun): A body of dancers or singers who perform together.
    Synonyms: chorus line
  • (noun): Any utterance produced simultaneously by a group.
    Example: "A chorus of boos"

Famous quotes containing the word chorus:

    I’m fed up! Fed up playing Greek chorus to your rehearsed nightmare!
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911)

    He is a Presbyterian first and an artist second, which is just as comfortable as trying to be a Presbyterian first and a chorus girl second.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    I never can hear a crowd of people singing and gesticulating, all together, at an Italian opera, without fancying myself at Athens, listening to that particular tragedy, by Sophocles, in which he introduces a full chorus of turkeys, who set about bewailing the death of Meleager.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1845)