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rough music

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1. (Music, other) (formerly) a loud cacophony created with tin pans, drums, etc, esp as a protest or demonstration of indignation outside someone's house
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a loud cacophony created with tin pans, drums, etc, esp as a protest or demonstration of indignation outside someone's house
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This type of racket was called "Rough Music" - used widely to voice public displeasure at certain behaviour.
A submerged dinghy attached to the rear of the sailboat, which was listing to the port side, had the name "Charivari," which is a French term for "rough music."
They tended to involve a noisy perambulation through an offended community, he says, and were called rough music and a variety of other names.
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The 'rough music' on the CD replicates that played in Burton-upon-Trent in 1618 as a form of punishment to a young couple accused of sexual misconduct.
Attention is also given to the practical and frequently brasher purposes of music: military, maritime, and medical, for example, as well as rough music and ridings.
And six titles have been shortlisted: Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver, Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, KiteRunner by Khaled Hosseini, Rough Music by Patrick Gale and Vanity Fair by William Thackeray.
In this chapter, and in the next one on secular romance manuscripts of the same period, Barlow asks whether these images were a reflection of reality--such as devils depicted in mystery plays or the "rough music" played in charivaris--or products of the imagination.
The use of "basins and sticks" indicates that this is an example of "rough music" often used to indicate public displeasure, but also found as part of harvest celebrations.
Eliza will be performing songs from her latest album, Rough Music, with her backing band The Ratcatchers.
THE folk singer, who has seven Radio 2 Folk Awards and two Mercury Music Prize nominations, will perform songs from her album Rough Music with The Ratcatchers.
Rough Music: Blair/Bombs/Baghdad/London/Terror is a series of reflections on 'a watershed in British political culture', provoked by the war in Iraq and then, even more acutely, by the London bomb attacks on 7 July 2005.