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.
At a word from Kirkpatrick, d'Arnault spread himself out over the piano, and began to draw the dance music out of it, while the perspiration shone on his short wool and on his uplifted face.
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.
I've seen other producers use elements of eastern music over the years but I am of the opinion that KSHMR could be the producer that brings a new flavour to modern dance music and could very well be a category creator of the next big trend in dance music.
The Dutch DJ has reshaped our perception of what dance music can be, and so, the DJ who traditionally brings his vibes to our shores every summer is without a doubt one of the world's most essential, influential and popular DJs and producers in dance music today.
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For the first time in their 18-year history, they will recognise Scotland's dance music scene with the award sponsored by Sub Club nightclub.
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But just like the Hacienda itself, this reincarnation is a new chapter for dance music and club culture.
TOP electronic dance music duo Basement Jaxx have been announced as the headliners for this summer's Color Festival in Cardiff.