musical style


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Noun1.musical style - an expressive style of musicmusical style - 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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This volume examines Czech musical style during the Baroque period in Bohemia and Moravia, challenging the myths that it was a odark periodo for Czech language literature and arts, that the language died and was replaced with German, and that the notion of a Czech identity was invented in the 19th century.
of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) examines the cultural and political effects of flamenco performances (rather than the music and dance itself) as he details its development as a Spanish national musical style.
The Bangor act offers a musical style that encompasses elements of coffee table acoustic folk and electronic harmony.
Even though Goldfrapp's musical style has changed over time, they are considered to be an electronic music band.
Tomorrow's gig will see John demonstrate his skill in everything from classical to rock and just about every musical style in between.
GUITARISTS are being encouraged to embrace a new musical style by learning how to play the blues.
Born in Israel, the members of the group not only draw their musical style from their home country but also from the countries of their parents, immigrants to Israel from Bulgaria, Russia, Iraq, Poland, Romania, Turkey and Iran.
Here's a focus that delves deeper than the usual Cash coverage, examining his life with a special focus on the evolution of and influences upon his musical style.
Luke and John, musical collaborators since 13, entered the charts with The JCB Song and bring their folk hip hop musical style to Tyneside.
No matter what the musical style, she says, "I was attracted to the power of a conductor to inspire the people sitting in the chairs.
Kendrick's consideration of the letters of Girolamo Borsieri provides part of the foundation for a wider discussion of the theory and aesthetics related to contemporary local liturgy and musical style in the early seventeenth century and thus provides the context for the following more thorough examination of music and musical practice.