A vocal or instrumental performance by one person; -- distinguished from concert; as, a song recital; an organ, piano, or violin recital.
A performance by one or two players.
A recital is usualy a musical entertainment fiven by a single performer or series of single peformers. Often they are prganized by a music school to showcase the achievvements of their students. Music recitals once were an occasiion for mothers to dress up their boys for the big event. This reciatal images offer an insight into dress fashions over time. The fashions involved are now much less fancy than those in the early 20th cebtiry, but mothers still want their boys to look good.