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Meaning of PASTORALE

Pronunciation:  'pasturu`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a musical composition that evokes rural life
 

PASTORALE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: idyll, pastoral
 
 See Also: composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pas`to*ra"le\, n. [It.]
1. (Mus.) A composition in a soft, rural style, generally in
   6-8 or 12-8 time.

2. A kind of dance; a kind of figure used in a dance.

 

 

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