Definition of Music. Meaning of Music. Synonyms of Music
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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 cultural activity whose medium
is sound organized
in time. In general definitions
will include common elements
is an art form consisting
and silence, expressed through
may also refer
notation, a system
- The Music
were an English alternative
rock band, formed
in Kippax, Leeds
in 1999. Comprising Robert Harvey
(vocals, guitar), Adam Nutter
- Into the Music
is the 11th studio album
by Northern Irish
singer-songwriter Van Morrison, and was released
1979. The record received
- called world music
has been defined
ways: as music transmitted
composers, or music
- Pop music
is a genre
of po****r music
in its modern
form in the United States
and United Kingdom during
the mid-1950s. The terms
- Play media
, the organ
(from Gr**** ὄργανον organon, "organ, instrument, tool") is a keyboard instrument
of one or more pipe divisions
- Industrial music
is a genre
of experimental music which draws
on harsh, transgressive
or provocative sounds
and themes. AllMusic defines industrial music
- A music download
is the digital transfer
via the Internet
into a device capable
it, such as a home computer, MP3 player...
- In the music
industry, a single
is a type of release, typically
a song recording
of fewer tracks
than an LP record
or an album. This can be released
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