music genre

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Among the summer jazz series that have been going on at Technopolis 20's garden, comes a music genre that honours Greek history, love, frustration and joy.
Speaking to Qatar Tribune, official of 'Doha Darbar' Sheriff Cherandathur said, "The event reflected the tradition of Indian and Persian music genre at a highly equipped venue like Qatar National Theatre.
A free taster event will see musicians explore the music genre and learn more about folk music from tutors.
With three singles to her name, the graduate of Law from Ambrose Ali University, Edo State, who is professionally known as Ipha is already carving a niche for herself in the Alternative music genre of gospel music.
Trot, also known as "Ppongjjak," is a Korean music genre with repetitive rhythm and vocal techniques.
As a result, the number of listeners claiming to be fans of Japanese music skyrocketed, accompanied by an active exchange of opinions on the music genre making its appearance on the music platform.
Performers at the event will include classic music group SE:UM, which blends Korean rhythms with American jazz; folk singer Choi Yun Hee; and a performance of the Samul Pangut, a Korean music genre played by four percussion instruments, coupled with traditional dance.
"Musicians simply opens and speaks with the help of an individual stream: it's music without rhythms, without tonalities, this music is just on intuition.In fact, free jazz is aunique and modern music genre, but the paradox is that it returns us to the origins of jazz itself," she said.
[U.S.A.], May 14 (ANI): Grime, the British-originated urban music genre, is coming to the big screen with upcoming biopic 'Wiley', based on the life of rapper Wiley.
In this field of research, many challenging tasks exist, including query-by-singing/humming [2, 3], tempo estimation [4], cover-song identification [5], audio fingerprinting [6, 7], audio tagging [8], automatic melody extraction [9, 10], and music genre classification [11-17].
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.
Although some may question whether a real and meaningful relationship between the two activities is simply a myth propagated by the ever-resurfacing influence of the surf music genre, Cooley claims that the relationship not only exists, but that it is highly complex.