Definitions for philharmonic orchestra

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word philharmonic orchestra


  1. philharmonic orchestra(Noun)

    A large group of musicians who play together on various instruments, usually including some from strings, woodwind, brass and/or percussion; the instruments played by such a group. The prefix "philharmonic" does not indicate any difference from a normal orchestra, but can be useful to distinguish different ensembles based in the same city (for instance, the London Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra).

Images & Illustrations of philharmonic orchestra


Find a translation for the philharmonic orchestra definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these philharmonic orchestra definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"philharmonic orchestra." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Nov. 2015. < orchestra>.

Are we missing a good definition for philharmonic orchestra? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for philharmonic orchestra:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.