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зонг-опера

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from the German Song (piece of pop music), ultimately from English song, and Italian opera. Coined to describe Orpheus and Eurydice, since the term рок (rok, rock music) was prohibited by the Soviet Ministry of Culture.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˌzonk ˈopʲɪrə]

NounEdit

зонг-о́пера (zong-óperaf inan (genitive зонг-о́перы, nominative plural зонг-о́перы, genitive plural зонг-о́пер)

  1. (dated, rare) rock opera

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