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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Passengers on Marella Cruises' newest ship, the adults-only Marella Explorer 2, can now indulge in a very British tradition and enjoy high teas on the high seas, with a West End musical theme. In the elegant setting of the Dining Club restaurant, decorated with historic show posters, guests can sit down to seven savoury dishes - some inspired by songs from musicals.
In addition to its functionality, Possi has a playful design thanks to support from the Creative Center at Sony and a custom musical theme.
The Longnor Flower Festival will have a musical theme this year and children from the local school have created special artwork for the event.
Sponsored by BP, PS16,000 was raised in just a few hours at the event which this year had a musical theme, inviting guests to control the entertainment by choosing their favourite songs.
Members then enjoyed a range of quizzes, poems and songs and Andrew continued on the musical theme when he played a medley of tunes on his moothie which ended an altogether enjoyable day.
The main 40.5-meter-tall pillar of the Siaogangshan Skywalk is designed to follow a musical theme, with a shape like the neck of a violin and suspension cables symbolizing strings extending from it.
"It was an honour to write the musical theme for this film, a Disneys production and director Dmitriy Dyachenko.
His walking frame was given a musical theme. Ethan Tyzack, 11, helped design it.
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.