Definition of Music. Meaning of Music. Synonyms of Music

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Definition of Music

Music
Music Mu"sic, n. [F. musique, fr. L. musica, Gr. ? (sc. ?), any art over which the Muses presided, especially music, lyric poetry set and sung to music, fr. ? belonging to Muses or fine arts, fr. ? Muse.] 1. The science and the art of tones, or musical sounds, i. e., sounds of higher or lower pitch, begotten of uniform and synchronous vibrations, as of a string at various degrees of tension; the science of harmonical tones which treats of the principles of harmony, or the properties, dependences, and relations of tones to each other; the art of combining tones in a manner to please the ear. Note: Not all sounds are tones. Sounds may be unmusical and yet please the ear. Music deals with tones, and with no other sounds. See Tone. 2. (a) Melody; a rhythmical and otherwise agreeable succession of tones. (b) Harmony; an accordant combination of simultaneous tones. 3. The written and printed notation of a musical composition; the score. 4. Love of music; capacity of enjoying music. The man that hath no music in himself Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils. --Shak. 5. (Zo["o]l.) A more or less musical sound made by many of the lower animals. See Stridulation. Magic music, a game in which a person is guided in finding a hidden article, or in doing a specific art required, by music which is made more loud or rapid as he approaches success, and slower as he recedes. --Tennyson.
Music
Musical Mu"sic*al, a. [Cf. F. musical.] Of or pertaining to music; having the qualities of music; or the power of producing music; devoted to music; melodious; harmonious; as, musical proportion; a musical voice; musical instruments; a musical sentence; musical persons. Musical, or Music, box, a box or case containing apparatus moved by clockwork so as to play certain tunes automatically. Musical fish (Zo["o]l.), any fish which utters sounds under water, as the drumfish, grunt, gizzard shad, etc. Musical glasses, glass goblets or bowls so tuned and arranged that when struck, or rubbed, they produce musical notes. CF. Harmonica, 1.

Meaning of Music from wikipedia

- Music is an art form, and a cultural activity, whose medium is sound. General definitions of music include common elements such as pitch (which governs...
- Music is an art form consisting of sound and silence, expressed through time. Music may also refer to: Musical notation, a system for writing musical...
- Cl****ical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music. While a...
- po****r music that originated in its modern form during the mid-1950s in the United States and the United Kingdom. The terms po****r music and pop music are...
- verification] Music can be divided into different genres in varying ways, such as into po****r music and art music, or religious music and secular music. The artistic...
- called world music. Traditional folk music has been defined in several ways: as music transmitted orally, music with unknown composers, or music performed...
- Renaissance music is vocal and instrumental music written and performed in Europe during the Renaissance era. Consensus among music historians has been...
- companies and the third largest in the global music industry, after Universal Music Group (UMG) and Sony Music Entertainment (SME). Formerly part of Time...
- Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology. A distinction can be...
- A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes. Modern music videos are primarily...
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