musical theme

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Noun1.musical theme - (music) melodic subject of a musical compositionmusical theme - (music) melodic subject of a musical composition; "the theme is announced in the first measures"; "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, tune, strain, air, line - a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
motif, motive - a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
statement - (music) the presentation of a musical theme; "the initial statement of the sonata"
variation - a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished
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The pianist fluent in jazz performance is skilled at "performing, modulating, transposing and developing" a framework musical theme or song.
In keeping with the musical theme of the ship's name, there were also performances from the Reading Scottish Pipe Band and DJ Womso.
The Minister toured the pavilions and attended the Ministry's Orchestra band's musical theme.
Sarah Emson: "One of those sensory musical play areas, something that has an arty, musical theme to link the two buildings together?
When writing for a musical theme you have that chance to sum it all up.
Yes it's Merrie Olde England made into a sort of musical theme park in John Ireland's A London Overture and Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony.
Instruments and Architecture Explore architecture with a musical theme by touring Interiors of the Royal Ontario Museum, Royal Conservatory of Music, and the Edward Johnson Building of the Faculty of Music.
The musical theme was to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of the music of Queen and it ended with the song 'We are the champions' very apt to Stockton council, well done.
Each musical theme has been created specifically to accompany a lesson in "The Incredible Flexible You: A Social Thinking Curriculum for the Preschool and Elementary Years, a curriculum, parent's guide, and book series intended to instruct young people ages 4-7; however, The Incredible Flexible You also works great as an educational stand-alone song collection.
The Light & Water Show special will be a choreography of light, fire, and water elements synchronized with firework display and an international musical theme mixing genres from classical, rock and Arabic repertoires.
Visitors to nearby Bodelwyddan Castle can experience a heart-warming family event with a musical theme on December 16 between noon and 4pm.
This avatar must have been altered since the start of the tournament to qualify and must definitely have a musical theme.