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Definition of Recital

Recital

  1. The act of reciting; the repetition of the words of another, or of a document; rehearsal; as, the recital of testimony.
  2. A telling in detail and due order of the particulars of anything, as of a law, an adventure, or a series of events; narration.
  3. That which is recited; a story; a narration.
  4. A vocal or instrumental performance by one person; -- distinguished from concert; as, a song recital; an organ, piano, or violin recital.
  5. The formal statement, or setting forth, of some matter of fact in any deed or writing in order to explain the reasons on which the transaction is founded; the statement of matter in pleading introductory to some positive allegation.

Recital Quotations

The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
W. Somerset Maugham

Acting is a sense of wonder and magic and mystery for me and when life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward.
Andrea Thompson

The citizens of America expect more. They deserve and they want more than a recital of problems.
Barbara Jordan

If you have a recital to do, you have to memorize the songs. I never use music when I do recitals. It produces an instant barrier, both for yourself and the audience.
Bryn Terfel

Showing your movie to an audience... it's like your kid doing a piano recital. 'Just let it not fail. Please.'
Rian Johnson
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Recital Translations

recital in German is Vortrag
recital in Italian is dizione, concerto
recital in Spanish is declamacion

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