MUSIC | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of music in English

Examples of music

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Such an example could be of use to teachers working out their own ways of teaching musics from around the world.
No longer was music's dependence on immediate sensations a drawback or a shortcoming, but rather the source of its strength and expressive power.
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Thoughtfully creative, performed responses require thorough familiarity with the music's structures, devices and processes.
Towards the close there is a good point on the refocusing of the older view that music's function was moral persuasion.
A second consequence follows from music's transcendence of conceptual meaning.
Which musics ought to be the subject of one's study?
In this study, those memories that stayed to adult life were indeed characterized by factors such as community, atmosphere and music's ability to arouse feelings.
The book is part of a new generation of ethnomusicological research which emphasises the importance of a historical perspective in the study of popular musics.
Thus, even when the orchestra is involved in more turbulent episodes, it is the vocal element which is largely responsible for the music's dramatic content.
I fell under this music's spell many years ago and have long thought that this movement in particular should be much better known.
The composer invites a variety of performers of western and non-western instruments to participate in her work, making the music's message a universal one.
Schools with large representations of different ethnic groups often cannot address the musics of each adequately.
I should add that music's artificiality is a great asset here.
The first is the way of the ambitious "singing soul for music's sake".
Furthermore, there is obviously a tendency to begin the more 'official' historiography of marginal musics with more ephemeral media than the printed word.
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Collocations with music

music

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baroque music
I always wanted to write music that combined the impact of rock music with the kind of expressivity of baroque music.
choral music
Other chapters, which examine the choral music, his numerous songs, his orchestral works and his chamber music, are all equally illuminating.
contemporary music
The advent of the gramophone transformed the cultural conditions of contemporary music, including the way it was taught.
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Translations of music

in Chinese (Traditional)
音樂, 音樂藝術, 音樂研究…
in Chinese (Simplified)
音乐, 音乐艺术, 音乐研究…
in Spanish
música, música [feminine, singular]…
in Portuguese
música, notação musical, partitura…
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音楽, 楽譜…
müzik, musikî, nota…
musique [feminine], (de) musique, musique…
música…
موسيقى, علامة موسيقِيّة…
hudba, hudební, noty…
musik, musik-, noder…
musik, musik tertulis…
ดนตรี, โน้ตเพลง…
âm nhạc, bản nhạc…
muzyka, nuty…
seni muzik, muzik…
die Musik, Musik-…, die Noten (pl.)…
musikk [masculine], musikk, noter…
음악, 악보…
musica, notazione musicale, partitura…
музыка, ноты…
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