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Music Term: Chorus

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

Chorus


Definition and background:

A fairly large company of singers who perform together, usually in parts. A composition to be performed by a chorus. The refrain of a song.

1) The part of The song that is repeated and has the same music and lyrics each time; the chorus will usually give the point of the song. 2) A musical singing group that has many singers. 3) A delay effect that simulates a vocal chorus by adding several delays with a mild amount of feedback and a medium amount of depth. 4) A similar effect created in some synthesizers by detuning (reducing the pitch of, slightly) and mixing it with the signal that has regular tuning and with a slight delay.


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