Lyric

Lyric may refer to:

  • Lyric poetry is a form of poetry that expresses a subjective, personal point of view
  • Lyric, from the Greek language, a song sung with a lyre
  • Lyrics, the composition in verse which is sung to a melody to constitute a song
  • Lyric describes, in the classification of the human voice in European classical music, a specific vocal weight and a range at the upper end of the given voice part
  • Lyric Opera House in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago, one of the leading opera companies in the United States
  • Lyric Theatre, London, a West End theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue in the City of Westminster
  • RTÉ lyric fm, a Raidió Teilifís Éireann radio station
  • "Lyric" (song), a single released in June 2003 by the "indie supergroup" Zwan

Famous quotes containing the word lyric:

    O lyric Love, half angel and half bird
    And all a wonder and a wild desire.
    Robert Browning (1812–1889)

    There exists a kind of laughter which is worthy to be ranked with the higher lyric emotions and is infinitely different from the twitchings of a mean merrymaker.
    Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol (1809–1852)

    The lyric deals with love and sorrow, the aphorism with contradiction and deceit.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)