is a Latin word for work
. The plural of opus
. It is used in many fields, notably in architecture and in music.
- In music, pieces of music by composers are given opus numbers, which generally run in order of publication. Unpublished compositions often are given WoO numbers (Werk ohne Opuszahl, German for work without opus number).
- In architecture, it specifically describes a technique or a method or a style of connecting building elements, following the studies on Roman architecture. Roman building styles are commonly classified as:
- In fine art, Opus is the formal name or nickname of a work of art
- Magnum opus (or Opus magnum) refers to the best, most popular, or most renowned achievement of an author, artist, or composer. Magnum is Latin for big, large or great
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