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Entrance. (1) A 17th‐ and 18th‐cent. term for an instr. piece before a ballet. (2) An act in an opéra‐ballet of which every act is self‐contained (corruption of entremets, ‘side‐dish’, old title for a kind of masque). (3) The opening moment of any part of a work.

(1) A 17th‐ and 18th‐cent. term for an instr. piece before a ballet. (2) An act in an opéra‐ballet of which every act is self‐contained (corruption of entremets, ‘side‐dish’, old title for a kind of masque). (3) The opening moment of any part of a work.

Subjects: Music — Dance.


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