Concert

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Concert Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging
  • settle by agreement; "concert one''s differences"
  • contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement

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  • a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging

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Concert Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A concert (as in a "concert tour") is a performance in which a musician or many musicians play music together to a group of listeners (an audience). In the case of a concert of classical music there may be an orchestra. There is often an important visual element to the performance, such as with a rock concert. However, if acting out a story is an important part of the performance, then this is called "theatre" or "opera" but some concerts have dramatic, theatrical music, with lights and special effects. Informal names for a concert include "show" or sometimes, "gig" for musicians who play in lots of different concerts, with different groups. A concert tour is a set of concerts where the performers travel to different cities or towns.

The performers at a concert are usually raised above the level of the audience on a stage. Concerts may be held in concert halls which are built for the purpose, or they may be held in any other suitable large building such as a school hall, a nightclub, a barn or a large house or castle. Some concerts are given to very large audiences in the open air. They may take place in a field or in a stadium. The music for these “open-airs” is usually amplified by loudspeakers so that large audiences can hear it.



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  • Concert for Cherry St. Mission
    The Owens Community College Concert Band will help ring in the holidays next month with a performance to raise money for Cherry Street Mission Ministries. Read more on this news related to 'Concert'
  • Idina Menzel plans world concert tour for 2015
    Singer Idina Menzel will step away from Broadway stages and sound booths of Hollywood animation studios to undertake a global concert tour next year, starting July 7 in Richmond, Va., and culminating at the Hollywood Bowl on Oct. 3. Read more on this news related to 'Concert'
  • Exclusive Preview: Watch Shawn Mendes, The Vamps & More Celebrate Radio Disney With Special Concert
    When you're a radio station, your birthday gets to double as a concert. That's what Radio Disney rolled out for its birthday: an acoustic concert at... Read more on this news related to 'Concert'

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