serious music

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Noun1.serious music - traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical tasteserious music - traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
chamber music - serious music performed by a small group of musicians
opera - a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
cantata, oratorio - a musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text
concerto - a composition for orchestra and a soloist
fugue - a musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement
rondeau, rondo - a musical form that is often the last movement of a sonata
sonata - a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms
music genre, musical genre, musical style, genre - an expressive style of music
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Murad Adigozalzade began his serious music studies at the Baku Academy of Music.
Play Irish Co-Founder Sinead Troy of IASCA said: "Every serious music city or territory has it's own small but cool radio station that champions new and exciting music, whether it's BBC6 Music, KEXP in Seattle, or FluxFm in Germany.
All serious music seeks at least in part to explore the meaning of life and answer that unanswered question.
figure By ANTHONY NJAGI span xml:lang="EN-GBWhen African cultures converge then expect colour, exquisite fashion, different foods and serious music and dance.
The taste for music got refined with the passage of time in the company of serious music listeners known for their classical music collections,' Sharjeel says.
Williams In 2012, when interviewed by the Telegraph about the longevity of his class, Stephen said: "For the most part it's been a great satisfaction and I think it's important that people have an opportunity to listen to serious music and be guided through it - or on occasions I could be accused of misguiding them!
According to their facebook page, Elawla Belady believes that serious music must be a tool for spreading messages and sharing ideas, just as Sheikh Imam and Ahmed Fouad Negm used their art to mobilize the Egyptian people.
The program began with the orchestra playing warhorse tunes from Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen" with more vigor than they were worth, but once Fleming entered and her adoring fans quieted down, the serious music began.
The 'Time Out 72' aspires to give serious music lovers an electrifying experience by capturing hand-picked talent and live experiences from across the globe.
Many, if not most, of the visual artists I've met over the years are also serious music buffs.
Furthermore, Dana hopes to increase engagement and interaction with more musicians around the world as well as setting the scene for the growth of a serious music industry in Qatar.
Because his co-star was bossing it even before her character, Kayleigh, came out with one of the lines of the year during a serious music debate: "My favourite album is Now 48."

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