Synonyms and related words:
German band, band, big band, brass, brass band, brass choir, brass quintet, brass section, brasses, callithumpian band, chamber orchestra, combo, concert band, desks, dixieland band, ensemble, gamelan orchestra, group, jazz band, jug band, military band, orchestra, quartet, quintet, ragtime band, rock-and-roll group, sextet, skiffle band, steel band, street band, string band, string choir, string orchestra, string quartet, strings, swing band, symphony, symphony orchestra, trio, waits, woodwind, woodwind choir, woodwind quartet, woodwinds

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  • Philharmonic — Phil har*mon ic, n. One who loves harmony or music; also (Colloq.), short for {Philharmonic Society}, {Philharmonic concert}, {Philharmonic assemblage}, or the like. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philharmonic — [fil΄här män′ik] adj. [Fr philharmonique, infl. by It filharmonico < Gr philos, loving + harmonia,HARMONY] designating or of a society or other group formed to sponsor a symphony orchestra n. a symphony orchestra sponsored as by such a society …   English World dictionary

  • Philharmonic — Phil har*mon ic, a. [Philo + Gr. ? harmony: cf. F. philharmonique.] Loving harmony or music. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • philharmonic — англ. [филамо/ник] philharmonie фр. [филармони/] Philharmonie нем. [филармони/] филармония …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • philharmonic — 1813 (name of a society founded in London for the promotion of instrumental music), from Fr. philharmonique (1739), from It. filarmonico, lit. loving harmony, from Gk. philos loving see PHILE (Cf. phile)) + ta harmonika theory of harmony, music,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • philharmonic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (in the names of orchestras) devoted to music …   English terms dictionary

  • philharmonic — UK [ˌfɪlɑː(r)ˈmɒnɪk] / US [ˌfɪlhɑrˈmɑnɪk] adjective [only before noun] music a philharmonic orchestra performs classical music the London Philharmonic Orchestra Derived word: philharmonic UK / US noun countable Word forms philharmonic : singular… …   English dictionary

  • philharmonic — [[t]fɪ̱lɑː(r)mɒ̱nɪk[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A philharmonic orchestra is a large orchestra which plays classical music. The Lithuanian Philharmonic Orchestra played Beethoven s Ninth Symphony. N IN NAMES Philharmonic is also a noun. He will conduct the… …   English dictionary

  • philharmonic — phil|har|mon|ic [ ,fılhar manık ] adjective only before noun a philharmonic orchestra performs classical music: the London Philharmonic Orchestra ╾ phil|har|mon|ic noun count: the New York Philharmonic …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • philharmonic — /fil hahr mon ik, fil euhr /, adj. 1. fond of or devoted to music; music loving: used esp. in the name of certain musical societies that sponsor symphony orchestras (Philharmonic Societies) and hence applied to their concerts (philharmonic… …   Universalium

  • philharmonic — /fɪlhaˈmɒnɪk / (say filhah monik), /ˈfɪləmɒnɪk / (say filuhmonik) adjective fond of music; music loving, used especially in the name of certain musical societies (Philharmonic Societies) and hence applied to their concerts (philharmonic concerts) …   Australian English dictionary