Overture in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Overture

a piece of music played at the beginning of an opera or musical play

Examples of Overture in a sentence

When he heard the overture begin to play, the actor immediately became nervous. 🔊

The conductor led the band through the overture of The Wizard of Oz. 🔊

The music class was given the honor of creating an overture for the commencement ceremony. 🔊

Wanting to add a new song to their repertoire, the violinist studied an overture.  🔊

My opera-loving dad was already crying during the overture.  🔊

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