pure music

absolute music, abstract music, pure music - Absolute music (abstract music, pure music) is music for its own sake—concerned only with structure, melody, harmony, and rhythm.
See also related terms for melody.
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1) of Bach's music "gave new, physical form to a nineteenth-century ideal: pure music, floating in a perfect vacuum" (p.
She covers perceiving in registers, toward a Modernist condition of absolute music, Joyce's early use of music, his Fuga per Canonem: a case of structure and a case of effect, voided future in "Circe," and "It's pure music:" Finnegans Wake.
There are examples of those people who lead a pure music scene, such as the prominent Egyptian musician Fathy Salama who is leading a nice project called Sharkiat.
Summary: Legendary Pakistani Sufi singer talks about the spiritual connection pure music creates ahead of her Dubai show this weekend
I was lying in a hotel room hungover and it was like, 'Ah, Elton John is coming over.' We hit it off, it's hard not to, he's a pure music fan.
His music, featuring the unique sound of a hand drum, sends a message of pure music and tranquillity.
I believe pure music has a genuine capacity to communicate with the people irrespective of their religious and social backgrounds.
But thrown in amongst it all, were moments - like the hushed, bluesy little interlude between Summer and Autumn - so beautiful, so heart-breakingly sincere, that it was like hearing pure music, straight from the source, pouring from the bow of this odd, awkward bloke with a ridiculous haircut.
Just pure music! The forte of the HS-940BT Bluetooth headset is its ultra powerful battery which lets you play music non-stop for upto 20 hours.
Much turns on our interpretation of the conceptual ambiguity of the ending of the Ring, and on whether or not we understand Parsifal as the more mature clarification of those last measures of pure music, where Wagner felt we could soar beyond words and concepts in pure Art.