Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Word of the Year is...

piano trio

noun
1.
an instrumental ensemble consisting of a piano, a violin, and a cello
2.
a piece of music written for such an ensemble, usually having the form and commonest features of a sonata
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for piano trio
Historical Examples
  • Her compositions include a piano trio, three violin sonatas, a suite and other pieces for piano, and a number of songs.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson
  • Among contemporary composers, Mathilde von Kralike has published a piano trio of some interest.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson
  • Her greatest work is a piano trio, which was not published until after her death.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson

Word of the Day

Word Value for piano

7
9
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for piano trio