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orchestra pit

The area housing the orchestra, typically a lower section between the front of the stage apron and the audience, and can also be any lowered floor surrounded by walls to give a place for the orchestra in lyric theatres.

оркестровая яма

Специальное помещение для оркестра в театре, обычно расположенное ниже уровня партера перед сценой (между авансценой и зрительным залом). В лирических театрах, выделенное под оркестровую яму пространство, может находиться в любом другом месте.

Phonetic representation of the term:

[orkestrovaya yama]

Digital Theatre Words (DTW) is a global project undertaken by OISTAT that many contributors and volunteers are working on.
The following people helped translate DTW terms into Russian:
Alexander Popov, Dmitry Osipenko, Ekaterina Barysheva, Ekaterina Dunaevskaya, Elena Drevaleva, Elizaveta Bomash, Igor Drevalev, Natalia Raitarovskaya, Pavel Shishin, and Ekaterina, Nika, author nicknamed 'dt'.

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