Definitions for opusˈoʊ pəs; ˈoʊ pər ə, ˈɒp ər ə

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  1. musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music(noun)

    a musical work that has been created

    "the composition is written in four movements"


  1. opus(Noun)

    A work of music or set of works with a specified rank in an ordering of a composer's complete published works.

    Beethoven's opus eighteen quartets are considered by many to be the beginning of the Romantic era.

  2. opus(Noun)

    A work, especially of art.

    The painter's last opus was a dedication to all things living, in a surprising contrast to all of his prior work.

  3. Origin: Borrowed from opus.


  1. Opus

    Opus is a pop-rock group from Graz, Austria. Formed in 1973, the group remains active today. The band is especially well known for its 1985 single release, "Live Is Life."

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