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defunctive

Funereal. Obs. "Defunctive music." Shak.

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blare

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; din; blaring.
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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ariose

  • adjective satellite having a melody (as distinguished from recitative)
    songlike.

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unhearable

  • adjective impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear
    inaudible.
    • an inaudible conversation

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sightread

  • verb perform music from a score without having seen the score before
    sight-read.
    • He is a brilliant pianist but he cannot sightread

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quieten

  • verb become quiet or quieter
    quiesce; pipe down; quiet; quiet down; hush.
    • The audience fell silent when the speaker entered
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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bouzouki

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blare

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; din; blaring.
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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arabesk

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conservatoire

  • noun a schoolhouse with special facilities for fine arts
    conservatory.

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ragga

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segue

  • noun the act of changing smoothly from one state or situation to another
  • verb proceed without interruption; in music or talk
    • He segued into another discourse

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lebrecht

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segue

  • noun the act of changing smoothly from one state or situation to another
  • verb proceed without interruption; in music or talk
    • He segued into another discourse

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spheral

Of or pertaining to a sphere or the spheres.

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blaring

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; din; blare.
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast; blare.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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headbanger

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download

  • verb transfer a file or program from a central computer to a smaller computer or to a computer at a remote location

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kwela

  • noun a kind of danceable music popular among black South Africans; includes a whistle among its instruments

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thanatology

  • noun the branch of science that studies death (especially its social and psychological aspects)

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danceable

  • adjective satellite suitable for dancing

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aficionado

  • noun a fan of bull fighting
  • noun a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer

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tinkly

  • adjective satellite like the short high ringing sound of a small bell
    tinkling.
    • sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal

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smoochy

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conservatory

  • noun the faculty and students of a school specializing in one of the fine arts
  • noun a schoolhouse with special facilities for fine arts
    conservatoire.

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highlife

  • noun excessive spending
    high life; extravagance; prodigality; lavishness.

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biz

  • noun your occupation or line of work
    game.
    • he's in the plumbing game
    • she's in show biz

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zydeco

  • noun music of southern Louisiana that combines French dance melodies with Caribbean music and blues

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video

  • noun the visible part of a television transmission
    picture.
    • they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone
  • noun a recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)
    video recording.

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mensurable

  • adjective having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    measured; mensural.
  • adjective capable of being measured
    measurable.
    • measurable depths

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soundtrack

  • noun sound recording on a narrow strip of a motion picture film

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notate

  • verb put into notation, as of music or choreography; in the old days, the steps had to be memorized"
    • Nowadays, you can notate an entire ballet

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lilt

  • noun a jaunty rhythm in music
    swing.
  • verb articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way

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playlist

  • noun a list of musical selections for performance or for broadcast by radio
    play list.

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lilt

  • noun a jaunty rhythm in music
    swing.
  • verb articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way

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gestic

Pertaining to deeds or feats of arms; legendary.
And the gay grandsire, skilled in gestic lore. Goldsmith.

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crescendo

  • noun (music) a gradual increase in loudness
  • verb grow louder
    • The music crescendoes here

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text

  • noun the words of something written
    textual matter.
    • there were more than a thousand words of text
    • they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech
    • he wants to reconstruct the original text
  • noun a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
    • the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon

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arranger

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    organizer; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
    adapter; transcriber.

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atonal

  • adjective characterized by avoidance of traditional western tonality
    unkeyed.

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jamboree

  • noun a gay festivity
    gala affair; blowout; gala.

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listenable

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aficionado

  • noun a fan of bull fighting
  • noun a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer

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pennywhistle

  • noun an inexpensive fipple flute
    tin whistle; whistle.

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synthesizer

  • noun an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
    synthesist; synthesiser.
  • noun (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
    synthesiser.

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interworld

A world between other worlds. Holland.

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waft

  • noun a long flag; often tapering
    pennon; streamer; pennant.
  • verb be driven or carried along, as by the air
    • Sounds wafted into the room

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hummable

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synthesiser

  • noun an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
    synthesizer; synthesist.
  • noun (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
    synthesizer.

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panpipe

  • noun a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together
    pandean pipe; syrinx.

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tinkle

  • noun a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell
    ting.
  • verb make or emit a high sound
    clink; tink; chink.
    • tinkling bells

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shamisen

  • noun a Japanese stringed instrument resembling a banjo with a long neck and three strings and a fretted fingerboard and a rectangular soundbox; played with a plectrum
    samisen.

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waft

  • noun a long flag; often tapering
    pennon; streamer; pennant.
  • verb be driven or carried along, as by the air
    • Sounds wafted into the room

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unmelodic

  • adjective lacking melody
    unmusical; unmelodious.

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appreciator

  • noun a person who is fully aware of something and understands it
    • he is not an appreciator of our dilemma

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schmaltzy

  • adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
    sentimental; schmalzy; bathetic; mushy; soppy; kitschy; hokey; slushy; soupy; maudlin; mawkish; drippy.
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry

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playlist

  • noun a list of musical selections for performance or for broadcast by radio
    play list.

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mensural

  • adjective of or relating to measure
  • adjective having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    mensurable; measured.

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promos

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itunes

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thrum

  • noun a thrumming sound
    • he could hear the thrum of a banjo
  • verb sound with a monotonous hum
    hum.

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polytonal

  • adjective satellite using more than one key or tonality simultaneously
    • exciting rhythms and polytonal harmonies

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maven

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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delineative

  • adjective satellite depicted in a recognizable manner
    depictive.

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soothe

  • verb give moral or emotional strength to
    comfort; console; solace.
  • verb cause to feel better
    • the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation

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jangly

  • adjective satellite like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together
    jangling.
    • cowboys with jangling spurs

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pulsate

  • verb expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
    throb; pulse.
    • The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it
  • verb move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    beat; quiver.
    • the city pulsated with music and excitement

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bubblegum

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nighest

  • adverb (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance
    nearest; closest.
    • that was the time he came nearest to death
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; near; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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polyphonous

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by polyphony
    polyphonic.
    • polyphonic traditions of the baroque

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fanzines

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hillbilly

  • noun a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
    bushwhacker.

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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gamelan

  • noun a traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs

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twang

  • noun a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
  • noun exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
    nasal twang.

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serialist

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synthesizer

  • noun an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
    synthesist; synthesiser.
  • noun (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
    synthesiser.

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rockabilly

  • noun a fusion of black music and country music that was popular in the 1950s; sometimes described as blues with a country beat

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liven

  • verb make lively
    enliven; animate; liven up; invigorate.
    • let's liven up this room a bit

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skiffle

  • noun a style of popular music in the 1950s; based on American folk music and played on guitars and improvised percussion instruments

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freebie

  • noun something that is free (usually provided as part of a promotional scheme)
    freebee.
    • the road map was a freebie

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grunge

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; soil; grime; stain.

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unamplified

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arranger

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    organizer; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
    adapter; transcriber.

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honkytonk

  • noun a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    dive.

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ensemble

  • noun a group of musicians playing or singing together
    • a string ensemble
  • noun a cast other than the principals
    supporting players.

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didgeridoo

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venue

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; locus.
  • noun in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held

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prerecorded

  • adjective satellite recorded at one time for transmission later
  • verb record before presentation, as of a broadcast
    prerecord.

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jangle

  • noun a metallic sound
    jingle.
    • the jingle of coins
    • the jangle of spurs
  • verb make a sound typical of metallic objects
    jingle; jingle-jangle.
    • The keys were jingling in his pocket

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janizary

A soldier of a privileged military class, which formed the nucleus of the Turkish infantry, but was suppressed in 1826. written also janissary.

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twang

  • noun a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
  • noun exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
    nasal twang.

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merengue

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aleatory

  • adjective satellite dependent on chance
    • the aleatory element in life

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pulsate

  • verb expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
    throb; pulse.
    • The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it
  • verb move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    beat; quiver.
    • the city pulsated with music and excitement

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uptempo

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tinkle

  • noun a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell
    ting.
  • verb make or emit a high sound
    clink; tink; chink.
    • tinkling bells

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reggae

  • noun popular music originating in the West Indies; repetitive bass riffs and regular chords played on the off beat by a guitar

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recital

  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    yarn; narration.
    • his narration was hesitant
  • noun performance of music or dance especially by soloists

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monodic

  • adjective satellite having a single vocal part
    monodical.

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cassette

  • noun a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video

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synagogal

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fanzine

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sitar

  • noun a stringed instrument of India; has a long neck and movable frets; has 6 or 7 metal strings for playing and usually 13 resonating strings

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soundtrack

  • noun sound recording on a narrow strip of a motion picture film

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atv

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buff

  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    devotee; lover; fan.
  • noun a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen

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download

  • verb transfer a file or program from a central computer to a smaller computer or to a computer at a remote location

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nonliturgical

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synthesiser

  • noun an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
    synthesizer; synthesist.
  • noun (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
    synthesizer.

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monophonic

  • adjective satellite designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel
    mono; single-channel.
  • adjective consisting of a single melodic line

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daunt

  • verb cause to lose courage
    scare away; scare off; frighten off; dash; pall; scare; frighten away.
    • dashed by the refusal

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mecca

  • noun joint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia; located in western Saudi Arabia; as the birthplace of Muhammad it is the holiest city of Islam
  • noun a place that attracts many visitors
    • New York is a mecca for young artists

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