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Definition of Music
MusicMusic 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.
(a) Melody; a rhythmical and otherwise agreeable
succession of tones.
(b) Harmony; an accordant combination of simultaneous
3. The written and printed notation of a musical composition;
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. MusicMusical 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
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
is an art form, and a cultural
activity, whose medium
is sound. General definitions
of music include common elements
such as pitch
is an art form consisting
and silence, expressed through
may also refer
notation, a system
- Cl****ical music
is art music produced
in the traditions
(religious) and secular music
- po****r music
in its modern
the mid-1950s in the United States
and the United
Kingdom. The terms
and pop music
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can be divided
into different genres
ways, such as into po****r music
and art music
, or religious music
and secular music
. The artistic...
- called world music
has been defined
ways: as music transmitted
composers, or music
- Renaissance music
and instrumental music written
in Europe during
era. Consensus among music historians
and the third largest
in the global music
industry, after Universal Music Group
(UMG) and Sony Music Entertainment
part of Time...
- Electronic music
that employs electronic musical
instruments, digital instruments
and circuitry-based music
technology. A distinction
- A music video
is a short
film that integrates
a song with imagery, and is produced
purposes. Modern music videos
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