recital

[ri-sahyt-l]
noun
1.
a musical entertainment given usually by a single performer or by a performer and one or more accompanists.
2.
a similar entertainment in a field other than music: a dance recital.
3.
a program or concert by dance or music students to demonstrate their achievements or progress.
4.
an act or instance of reciting.
5.
a formal or public delivery of something memorized.
6.
a detailed statement.
7.
an account, narrative, or description: He gave a recital of the things he'd been doing since we'd last seen him.

Origin:
1505–15; recite + -al2

recitalist, noun
nonrecital, noun, adjective
prerecital, noun


7. See narrative.
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recital (rɪˈsaɪtəl)
 
n
1.  Compare concert a musical performance by a soloist or soloists
2.  the act of reciting or repeating something learned or prepared
3.  an account, narration, or description
4.  a detailed statement of facts, figures, etc
5.  (often plural) law the preliminary statement in a deed showing the reason for its existence and leading up to and explaining the operative part
 
re'citalist
 
n

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Example sentences for recitals
For the next dozen years, she concentrated on concerts and recitals.
Organs are also used to give recital concerts, called organ recitals.
It draws both tourists and locals to the concerts and recitals.
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