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synonyms for oratorio

  • chant
  • ditty
  • paean
  • psalm
  • aria
  • canticle
  • carol
  • choral
  • chorale
  • descant
  • evensong
  • hallelujah
  • hosanna
  • laud
  • lay
  • lied
  • ode
  • shout
  • alleluia
  • littany
  • song of praise
  • worship song
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How to use oratorio in a sentence

From the opening bar to the close of the Oratorio the club members listened entranced.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
It would be counted extravagant to buy a book, or a ticket to an oratorio or a concert to hear the best music.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
This oratorio, as it strikes me, has certain qualities both of sentiment and of expression.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
I was sitting as I should sit at an oratorio, in devout and rapt contemplation.
PARSIFALH. R. HAWEIS
If you can make use of the Oratorio, I can send you all the parts written out, so that the outlay may be less for the poor.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
Herr Rettich has already got the parts of the Oratorio, and when you no longer require them I beg you will send them back to me.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
You may do just what you please with the Oratorio; where it will be of most use it will best fulfil my intentions.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
He never would write an oratorio, because he had no hope of excelling Mendelssohn in that branch of musical art.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 81, JULY, 1864VARIOUS
And in all her later life music was one of the chiefest delights to her, and especially oratorio.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
No oratorio on the subject of the deluge appears in the catalogue of Hammer-Purgstalls works.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME II (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
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WORDS RELATED TO ORATORIO

  • alleluia
  • aria
  • canticle
  • carol
  • chant
  • choral
  • chorale
  • descant
  • ditty
  • evensong
  • hallelujah
  • hosanna
  • laud
  • lay
  • lied
  • littany
  • ode
  • oratorio
  • paean
  • psalm
  • shout
  • song of praise
  • worship song
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.