symphonia
(sim-FONE-yuh)


[Gr.]


  1. A term meaning "consonance" in Greek and Medieval Music theory.
  2. A term used in the Medieval era for several instruments, generally those that are able to produce more than one tone at a time.
  3. A term used in the 17th century for an orchestral composition, generally a prelude, interlude, or postlude.


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