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A musical score showing the voice parts in full, but with the accompaniment reduced or omitted.
- ‘Similarly, I imagine Stanford's generation teaching themselves a new kind of musical prose by pounding through the vocal scores of Wagner's operas.’
- ‘But several other instrumental and vocal scores serve to confirm the richness of Maw's musical language and the resourcefulness with which he adapts traditional formal structures.’
- ‘I have the vocal scores and CDs to all musicals possible, plus sheet music and backing tracks.’
- ‘For example, in a vocal score, the soprano might be played first and then the bass added on the second reading.’
- ‘The original full score to the opera has disappeared and Bizet's own published vocal score has been largely ignored.’
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