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Tafelmusik


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(Ger.).

Table‐music. Mus. to be sung or played during or after a meal. Telemann wrote a fine example of Tafelmusik 1733, in 3 sections, each with 6 movts., for various groups of instr. In Der Rosenkavalier, the off‐stage band in Act III is described to Baron Ochs as Tafelmusik.

Subjects: Music.


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