Performance and Recital


Performance noun - A presentation of an artistic work (as a piece of music) from a particular point of view.

Recital is a synonym for performance in concert topic. In some cases you can use "Recital" instead a noun "Performance", when it comes to topics like show, musical performance, acting.


Recital noun - Performance of music or dance especially by soloists.
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Synonyms for Recital

Performance is a synonym for recital in concert topic. You can use "Performance" instead a noun "Recital", if it concerns topics such as narrative, musical performance.

How words are described

public public performance public recital
actual actual performance actual recital
big big performance big recital
disastrous disastrous performance disastrous recital
Other adjectives: impromptu.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Train To Busan Daddy Didn't Show: Seok-woo didn't show up to Su-an's singing recital because of work, and has to catch her performance on a video.
  • Film / Train To Busan Dark Reprise: Su-an's initial performance of "Aloha'oe" (Farewell to Thee) is shown at her school recital.
  • Western Animation / Earthworm Jim Performance Artist: Peter Puppy has used interpretative dance, splatter paint puppetry and poetry recital to describe his inner sadness.
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