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mu·sique con·crète(mo͞o-zēk′ kŏn-krĕt′, mü-zēk kôN-krĕt′)
Electronic music composed of instrumental and natural sounds often altered or distorted in the recording process.
[French : musique, music + concrète, concrete.]
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musique concrète(myzik kɔ̃krɛt)
(Music, other) another term for concrete music
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mu•sique con•crète(Fr. mü zik kɔ̃ˈkrɛt)
tape-recorded musical and natural sounds often electronically enhanced and organized into a coherent artistic work.
[< French (1952): literally, concrete music]
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