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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: prelude (0.00862 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to prelude.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: something that serves as a preceding event or introduces
what follows; “training is a necessary preliminary to
; “drinks were the overture to dinner”
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
, 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.
The musicians preluded on their instruments. --Sir. W.
We are preluding too largely, and must come at once to
the point. --Jeffrey.
, v. t.
1. To introduce with a previous performance; to play or
perform a prelude to; as, to prelude a concert with a
2. To serve as prelude to; to precede as introductory.
[Music] preluding some great tragedy. --Longfellow
, n. [F. pr['e]lude (cf. It. preludio, LL.
praeludium), fr. L. prae before + ludus play. See Prelude
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.
The last Georgic was a good prelude to the [AE]nis
The cause is more than the prelude, the effect is more
than the sequel, of the fact. --Whewell.
Syn: Preface; introduction; preliminary; preamble;
forerunner; harbinger; precursor.