a musical entertainment given usually by a single performer or by a performer and one or more accompanists.
a similar entertainment in a field other than music: a dance recital.
a program or concert by dance or music students to demonstrate their achievements or progress.
a formal or public delivery of something memorized.
an account, narrative, or description: He gave a recital of the things he'd been doing since we'd last seen him.
nonrecital, noun, adjective