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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There's a themed colouring competition for budding artists, a story-time session with a musical theme for all the family where enthusiasts can sing along to well-known tunes, and you can come on an adventure with our mascot, Sonny, meet his friends and help him solve some puzzles along the way.
Poetry give great freedom of expression and the poems, which had a musical theme, really set the scene for the Marsden Jazz Festival next month.
Gratitude", the debut recording of Jonah Littlesunday, accents Native American flute playing with an occasional light touch from Native percussion, and draws the listener in to its musical theme of unity, peace, and respect for the land itself.
There's quite a musical theme, with pictures of Bob Marley and other stars and a wall full of speakers as decoration, as well as a soundtrack featuring reggae, salsa and calypso.
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?
Some of the leading suggestions had a musical theme including, Red Hot Chilli Peppers' Lukewarm Jalapeno, Radio(active) along with some more unique names like Chippy Tea Pea, XF-Phlegm and Nuclear Pesto.
Rahul's new movie Uff Love Again is a romantic - comedy movie which has lot of fun, romance and musical theme.
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.