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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She has made a name for herself in recent years with her distinctive musical style, which blends jazz sensibilities (she studied jazz performance at Newpark Music Center in Dublin) with Arabic and Middle Eastern instrumental and vocal flourishes.
Though Davido's double hit, IF and Falling as well as Wizkid's 'Close' were songs that trended and even got awards, Runtown, who is also a music producer has a diverse musical style mix of hip-hop, R and B, reggae and rap, had most downloads.
With various musical influences, including classic rock, operas and jazz, Shaalan aims to produce her definitive musical style and employ impressive instruments.
Officials felt it necessary to advise Lady Thatcher on the songs topping the charts and the earlier popularity of punk, which was described as a "very basic musical style featuring a strange bunch of anti-establishment acts".
The musical style is similar to the artists Mannheim Steamroller, Isao Tomita and Vangelis.
Not only has this new musical had Green Day fans in rapture, but it has also introduced a new generation of theatregoers to the band's powerful and moving musical style.
Musical style: Painting American and Russian colors with big orchestra and male choir.
Luckily, Jools and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, along with a great line up of guests, are here, like every year, to hear Big Ben's chimes in musical style. Cheers!
For America, no other musical style is quite so adept at this than jazz.
There she'll be offering a flavour of the tracks on her new album Leaving Our Bodies which features her trademark musical style which offers a twist on pop, drawing influences from folk, rock, soul and dance.
The London four-piece have been keeping fans on their toes of late with their varied musical style and electronic and Bollywood featured in fourth album So Long, See You Tomorrow which was inspired by singer Jack Steadman's 2013 adventures in Turkey and India.
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.