In a concert-hall the poetic idea of the tone-poem was petty.
The orchestra played their tone-poem faultlessly as to notes.
The opening moderato e cantabile is a tone-poem of touching pathos.
The plan of the tone-poem that gradually unfolds is one of the clearest.
And there are phrases in his tone-poem that commence with all his proper rhythmic ardor and then suddenly degenerate.
The music to this sentiment is a tone-poem well worthy of the text.
It is perhaps a logical conclusion to the work, if we regard the whole as a sort of tone-poem on life.
It was the 2d of February before the Ophelia tone-poem lay before him finished, polished to the last point of perfection.
Like that of the hero of his tone-poem, his life is a long journey toward Finland.
Perhaps he thought it meant sonority or something of the kind; or he connected it with that lovely phrase "tone-poem."