dance music

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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
tánczene

dance music

nmusica da ballo
References in classic literature ?
First wash and put your shirts on; tell the maids also to go to their own room and dress; Phemius shall then strike up a dance tune on his lyre, so that if people outside hear, or any of the neighbours, or some one going along the street happens to notice it, they may think there is a wedding in the house, and no rumours about the death of the suitors will get about in the town, before we can escape to the woods upon my own land.
Mattie was washing up the dishes, humming one of the dance tunes of the night before.
For instance, in the chapter called 'Music and Memory in the Civil War Era' he tells the story behind the popular square dance tune 'Marmaduke's Hornpipe' which commemorates the loss of the small but important Battle of Boonville by John S.
org/efdss-the-full-english where you'll find the major database of early 20th century folksong and dance tune collections alongside photographs and films.
Pound The Alarm was an all out dance tune, and her best known song Starships would have benefited from a more intense build-up rather than just pressing play on the backing track.
In the past few weeks I've written a dance tune with somebody cool.
The first dance tune selected by the wedding couple is remembered for the rest of their lives and "that song" can help transport them back to the special moment shared on a very magical day.
The exuberant little Israeli dance tune was a highlight of our repertoire in 1949.
Mark who signed a lucrative six album deal with Universal last year said: "Sometimes it doesn't really sink into me that I'm in the position where I have the ability to release the kind of music I want because of a novelty dance tune that spent 23 weeks in the Irish charts.
The chart smash easily beat dance tune Fly On The Wings Of Love by XTM.
Probably the catchiest dance tune so far this year.
But what would appear on the face of it to be the simplest kind of dance interlude to create has been fairly hard to find: Broadway has seen very few successful dance numbers in which contemporary characters dance to a contemporary dance tune.