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
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dance music

nmusica da ballo
References in classic literature ?
The orchestra plunged into dance music and the laces of the dancer fluttered and flew in the glare of gas jets.
When they refused she began turning over the sheets of dance music which lay upon the piano.
As very soon she had played the only pieces of dance music she could remember, she went on to play an air from a sonata by Mozart.
In the bar in which Strickland and Nichols sat a mechanical piano was loudly grinding out dance music.
It really is a new genre in DJ dance music, and the response has been tremendous.
One of the most influential clubs in the history of dance music, the Garage placed the spotlight firmly where it belonged: on the entire dance-floor experience, especially the music.
The 90-year-old accordion player, born and brought up in the Kingdom but famed around the world for his country dance music, will be the first person to receive the honour.
BARCELONA, Spain -- Qpass, a leading digital commerce software and solutions company, today announced it has expanded its current agreement with Skype to offer Personalise Skype, a service that allows Skype users to include branded music content from iconic UK dance music record label Ministry of Sound (MoS).
At the Billy Blanks World Training Center in Sherman Oaks, frenetic dance music blasts in a cavernous main room where 80 people power sweat their way through Tae-Bo.
The energetic entrepreneur worked 18-hour days as part of his "die-hard mission" to serve the gay community's apparently insatiable craving for dance music.
In addition to in-house productions, the company has announced plans to acquire several dance music labels, sign joint venture production deals, and launch a music publishing operation.
Featuring smash hit songs, EyeToy Camera support and more unique modes and features than ever before, Dance Dance Revolution Extreme 2 pumps up the volume with over 100 minutes of energetic dance music.