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RECITAL (from Lat. recitare, to read ...

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 954 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RECITAL (from Lat. recitare, to read out, particularly of a public document), an account or repetition of the details of some act, proceeding, fact, &c., particularly, in law, that part of a legal document, such as a lease, which contains a statement of certain facts, e.g. the purport for which the deed is made. In music, the word is used of an instrumental performance given by a single person, and also of a performance of the works of a single composer.
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