noun, plural or·a·to·ri·os.
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Example sentences from the Web for oratorio
From the opening bar to the close of the Oratorio the club members listened entranced.
It would be counted extravagant to buy a book, or a ticket to an oratorio or a concert to hear the best music.
This oratorio, as it strikes me, has certain qualities both of sentiment and of expression.
I was sitting as I should sit at an oratorio, in devout and rapt contemplation.Parsifal|H. R. Haweis
If you can make use of the Oratorio, I can send you all the parts written out, so that the outlay may be less for the poor.Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Volume 1 of 2|Lady Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for oratorio
noun plural -rios
Word Origin for oratorio
Cultural definitions for oratorio
A musical composition for voices and orchestra, telling a religious story.