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dance music

n
1. (Music, other) music that is suitable for dancing
2. (Pop Music) Also called: dance pop music with a strong electronic rhythm
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dance music - a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancingdance music - a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing
popular music, popular music genre - any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
2.dance music - music to dance to
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
beguine - music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance
bolero - music written in the rhythm of the bolero dance
carioca - music composed for dancing the carioca
conga - music composed for dancing the conga
flamenco - guitar music composed for dancing the flamenco
gavotte - music composed in quadruple time for dancing the gavotte
habanera - music composed in duple time for dancing the habanera
hornpipe - music for dancing the hornpipe
gigue, jig - music in three-four time for dancing a jig
landler - music in triple time for dancing the landler
mazurka - music composed for dancing the mazurka
minuet - a stately piece of music composed for dancing the minuet; often incorporated into a sonata or suite
paso doble - music in march time composed for dancing the paso doble; often played at bull fights
pavan, pavane - music composed for dancing the pavane
polka - music performed for dancing the polka
quadrille - music for dancing the quadrille
reel - music composed for dancing a reel
rhumba, rumba - syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba
samba - music composed for dancing the samba
saraband - music composed for dancing the saraband
tango - music written in duple time for dancing the tango
tarantella - music composed in six-eight time for dancing the tarantella
techno - a style of fast heavy electronic dance music usually without vocals
waltz - music composed in triple time for waltzing
ragtime, rag - music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
jazz - a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands
kwela - a kind of danceable music popular among black South Africans; includes a whistle among its instruments
Translations
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dance music

nmusica da ballo
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And their fourth album and the follow-up to 2010's hugely successful This is Happening, has given the cult dance rock act its first US Billboard No 1 despite their long career.
The Slants, a Portland dance rock band, are no strangers to Eugene, and they will return Saturday for a concert at one of their most beloved local venues, the WOW Hall, as part of a national tour for their latest EP, "The Band Which Must Not Be Named.
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Producer, composer, and beatmaker CRWN opened the night with his distinct electronic sound followed by the dance rock tunes of Autotelic who hyped the crowd with the infectious riffs of their single Gising.
com)-- After creating a huge buzz with his galvanizing performances down at SXSW, international electro dance rock artist Jupiter In Velvet will be joining the International Pop Overthrow Music Festival as it rolls into Detroit, Michigan on April 7th at PJ's Lager House.
Doves albums The Last Broadcast and Some Cities were amongst the finest of their era and Diamond Days and The Forest's psychedelic dance rock would sit comfortably on either.
It's undefinable; the heavy indie dance of opener Talking In Tones and closer Lot To Say could sit comfortably on their debut, others betray a strong Northern Soul influence, while the group demonstrate their mastery of Doves-like dance rock on the brilliant So Oh.
Bombay Bicycle Club's fourth long-player is going great guns for its first five tracks of ecstatic dance rock in the Doves/Spiritualized vein.
The encore featured trumpet and guitars of almost violent intensity on French Open, before the band broke into the rhythmic dance rock of Two Steps, Twice.
Around 10,000 fans crammed in to the tent at RockNess and were treated to a frenetic set of highoctane futuristic dance rock mayhem.
As the return of Brian Eno to the production team promises, No Line is long on his signature moody atmospherics and astral blips and bleeps, and there's enough hard-edged dance rock ("Put on Your Boots" and "Stand Up Comedy") to maintain interest.
Sharing the limelight at the Queens Hall will be Coventry's dance rock fusion pioneers Trailer, delivering blistering, brutal behemoths of sonic assault.