concert

[con┬Ěcert]

A concert is a performance by musicians or singers for an audience. If you're in the glee club, you know about singing in concerts, and maybe you've seen your favorite bands in concert, too.

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To plan together; to settle or adjust by conference, agreement, or consultation.

Noun
a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging

Verb
settle by agreement; "concert one''s differences"

Verb
contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement


v. t.
To plan together; to settle or adjust by conference, agreement, or consultation.

v. t.
To plan; to devise; to arrange.

v. i.
To act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans.

v. t.
Agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opinions and views; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous action.

v. t.
Musical accordance or harmony; concord.

v. t.
A musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part.


Concert

Con*cert" , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concerted; p. pr. & vb. n. Concerting.] [F. concerter, It. concertare, conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together; con- + serere to join together, influenced by concertare to contend; con- + centare to strive; properly, to try to decide; fr. cernere to distinguish. See Series, and cf. Concern.] 1. To plan together; to settle or adjust by conference, agreement, or consultation.
It was concerted to begin the siege in March.
2. To plan; to devise; to arrange.
A commander had more trouble to concert his defense before the people than to plan . . . the compaign.

Concert

Con*cert", v. i. To act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans.
The ministers of Denmark were appointed to concert with Talbot.

Concert

Con"cert , n. [F. concert, It. concerto, conserto, fr. concertare. See Concert, v. t.] 1. Agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opions and viewa; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous action.
All these discontens, how ruinous soever, have arisen from the want of a due communication and concert.
2. Musical accordance or harmony; concord.
Let us in concert to the season sing.
3. A musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part.
Visit by night your lady's chamber window With some sweet concert.
And boding screech owls make the concert full.
Concert pitch. See under Pitch.

To plan together; to settle or adjust by conference, agreement, or consultation.

To act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans.

Agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opions and viewa; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous action.

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Usage Examples

Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone.

Going to a concert is so overwhelming and the energy is amazing.

Going to a concert can sometimes be very difficult. It can be a long journey. There's the ticket prices. But when the music goes to the community - not the community coming to the concert - they say, 'Wow! I didn't know that this music was so amazing!'

As far as those kinds of things, I also played at the concert to call for the release of Nelson Mandela when he was a political prisoner in South Africa. We were celebrating his 70th birthday and calling for his release.

A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the business, live concerts.

I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings.

I didn't know if I had the music for it or if I could pull off the larger concert experience. Then I realized if I can just continue to be myself, I'll be all right.

I had a number of very strong personalities in my family. My father was a concert flutist, the solo flute for Toscanini.

Being famous gets me good concert tickets, good tables in restaurants, good seats at sporting events and that's really about it.

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Other Usage Examples

I cannot give a single concert at which I do not play one piece after the other in an agony of terror because my memory threatens to fail me. This fear torments me for days beforehand.

I daresay one good concert justifies a week of satisfaction at home.

Corporations, consumers, and citizens must begin acting in concert to create a powerful third pillar of social transformation if we hope to meet the social challenges we currently face with equal force. This begins with corporations that choose to alter how they practice capitalism in two ways to serve the greater good.

For everything I do, I think about a 6-year-old girl and her mom that I saw at my concert last night. I think about what those two individuals would think if I were at a club last night. I never want to be arrested, and I never want to get a DUI, those are my moral values.

I grew up in the '80s, and there was no bigger group than New Edition in R&B. I broke my piggy bank so me and my mom could go to a New Edition concert together.

Because I don't take money, I'll go anywhere and do a benefit concert with almost any orchestra.

Country fans need to support country music by buying albums and concert tickets for traditional artists or the music will just fade away. And that would be really sad.

Bob Marley performed the 'One Love Peace' concert in Jamaica with the two different warring political sides. There's always been that in black music and culture in general. It's no surprise because black music is such a reflection of what's going on in black life. It's not unusual for hip-hop.

I actually may do a musical next year... not one that I've written one that I may star in. Plus my concert and other people's work and all of a sudden you've got a very full life.

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