1. Having the form and musical quality of a song.
2. The character of a songlike outpouring of the poet's own thoughts and feelings, as distinguished from epic and dramatic poetry.
3. Pertaining to or writing lyric poetry: a lyric poet/playwright.
4. Characterized by or expressing spontaneous, direct feeling: a lyric song; lyric writing.
5. Pertaining to, rendered by, or employing singing.
Three styles of Lyrical Performance we will be looking at: