nonmusical


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nonmusical

(ˌnɒnˈmjuːzɪkəl)
adj
not belonging to or relating to music
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonmusical - lacking interest in or talent for musicnonmusical - lacking interest in or talent for music; "too unmusical to care for concerts"; "it is unfortunate that her children were all nonmusical"
2.nonmusical - not musical in naturenonmusical - not musical in nature; "the unmusical cry of the bluejay"
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This guide describes the process of adapting literature for the nonmusical stage (although techniques apply to all theatrical adaptations).
Thus, the author seeks out the American expatriate in England who co-created the James Brown sound, visits the trusted right-hand manager who worked with Brown for forty-one years, and interviews Brown's most influential nonmusical creation, his "adopted son," the Reverend Al Sharpton.
Individuals with musical training tend to score better than their nonmusical counterparts on tests measuring the ability to remember lists of words (1) and prose.
That sets up a sharp contrast to Spotify, which licensed content from media giants including the BBC, ESPN and Vice, much of it nonmusical.
Despite growing up in Grafton in a nonmusical family, Bob Jordan has been a longtime fixture in the Worcester-area music scene and the go-to guy when it comes delivering the goods.
The biggest grossing nonmusical was A1 Pacino vehicle "Glengarry Glen Ross" ($1,181,244).
Because Ken Dorham left so few traces of his nonmusical life, Oliphant gives us instead a biography of his music, parsing and reflecting on virtually every song he ever recorded, backing a dazzling array of geniuses from Lester Young to John Coltrane to Dorham's favorite, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers to: "prodigious Joao Carlos Martins / pianist who recorded all of Bach's / preludes gigues fugues & gavottes / corrente notes as if fins in streams.
So is he ever going back to nonmusical theater writing?
Researchers suggest that there may be fundamental differences in the encoding and retrieval processes for musical versus nonmusical stimuli between patients with AD and older adults without the disease.
What''s your favourite nonmusical part of the picnic?
The 58 letters--which are presented in their original German with English translations on facing pages--reflect developments in aesthetics, music theory, music culture, and music making during the Enlightenment period, and in them, he discusses the music of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, Carl Heinrich Graun, Johann Friedrich Agricola, and others; the Berlin opera; his treatise on the musical settings of texts; and nonmusical topics like the Seven Years' War, the Prussian court, his family, and the rising middle class.
A new study reported in the journal Social Science Quarterly reveals that students who take music lessons, especially during high school, and attend concerts with their parents, score better in math and reading than their nonmusical peers.