music genre


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Noun1.music genre - an expressive style of musicmusic genre - an expressive style of music  
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
African-American music, black music - music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses
classical, classical music, serious music - traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
crossover - the appropriation of a new style (especially in popular music) by combining elements of different genres in order to appeal to a wider audience; "a jazz-classical crossover album"
church music, religious music - genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies
marching music, march - genre of music written for marching; "Sousa wrote the best marches"
popular music, popular music genre - any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
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The Egyptian music market usually doesn't rely on music genre classification as a measurement unit for the level of demand and success of a music album; you can't name a certain music genre that will always succeed or vice versa, but the potential of success in the Egyptian music market could be measured on how the tunes, compositions, music styles and lyrics can be differentiated.
Celebrating 25 years as a hoofer, tap phenomenon Savion Glover is tackling the world of music genre by genre.
This diverse group represents every gospel music genre, including pop/contemporary, rock, hip-hop, inspirational, urban, Southern gospel, and Latin.
Providing an historical basis of appreciation for this distinctive cultural music genre, Singing In The Saddle provides a plethora of engaging and endlessly fun information and is very highly recommended for all readers with an interest in western cowboy culture, music, movies, and literature.
Turn The Beat Around: The Secret History Of Disco is the story of a music genre born from the social and economic turmoil of the 1970's.
Yes, thanks to the new online music genre of mashups.
House: The beat of this popular dance music genre mimics the speed of the human heart.
Any music genre heats up and cools down, but what's more important is the fact that reggaeton and Daddy Yankee changed what can be played on mainstream pop radio - and that change will never go away,'' she said.
com) is an online hip-hop music and lifestyle community that will leverage the popularity of BME Recording artists as well as many other Hip-Hop and Crunk music genre artists and producers who want to contribute to the "Crunk" community by providing content for the service.
Last year, country was the fourth-most-popular music genre with 69.
You can pretty much guess the attire by the music genre.
She is excited to be one of very few Latinos to represent Californians in the Country Music genre.