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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: prelude (0.01644 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to prelude.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: prelude membuka
English → English (WordNet) Definition: prelude prelude n 1: something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows; “training is a necessary preliminary to employment”; “drinks were the overture to dinner” [syn: preliminary, overture] 2: music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera v 1: serve as a prelude or opening to 2: play as a prelude
English → English (gcide) Definition: Prelude Prelude \Pre*lude"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Preluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Preluding.] [L. praeludere, praelusum; prae before + ludere to play: cf. F. pr['e]luder. See Ludicrous.] To play an introduction or prelude; to give a prefatory performance; to serve as prelude. [1913 Webster] The musicians preluded on their instruments. --Sir. W. Scott. [1913 Webster] We are preluding too largely, and must come at once to the point. --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster] Prelude \Pre*lude"\, v. t. 1. To introduce with a previous performance; to play or perform a prelude to; as, to prelude a concert with a lively air. [1913 Webster] 2. To serve as prelude to; to precede as introductory. [1913 Webster] [Music] preluding some great tragedy. --Longfellow [1913 Webster] Prelude \Pre"lude\, n. [F. pr['e]lude (cf. It. preludio, LL. praeludium), fr. L. prae before + ludus play. See Prelude, v. t.] An introductory performance, preceding and preparing for the principal matter; a preliminary part, movement, strain, etc.; especially (Mus.), a strain introducing the theme or chief subject; a movement introductory to a fugue, yet independent; -- with recent composers often synonymous with overture. [1913 Webster] The last Georgic was a good prelude to the [AE]nis --Addison. [1913 Webster] The cause is more than the prelude, the effect is more than the sequel, of the fact. --Whewell. [1913 Webster] Syn: Preface; introduction; preliminary; preamble; forerunner; harbinger; precursor. [1913 Webster]

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