Definition of Musical genre
1. Noun. An expressive style of music.
Generic synonyms: Music, Expressive Style, Style
Specialized synonyms: African-american Music, Black Music, Classical, Classical Music, Serious Music, Church Music, Religious Music, March, Marching Music, Popular Music, Popular Music Genre
Examples of category: Crossover
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musical Genre
Literary usage of Musical genre
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Maecenas And The Madrigalist: Patrons, Patronage, And The Origins Of The by Anthony M. Cummings (2004)
"... who thus avoided Einstein's ultimately unsustainable argument about the frottola as a direct musical antecedent of the new musical genre. ..."
2. The Musical World (1858)
"The higher notes of the piano stand out admirably from the back-ground of the orchestra ; it is a very graceful musical genre picture. ..."
3. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas, Karl Klauser (1891)
"... are found in the " Scenes from Childhood, " which are not meant as compositions for children, but as musical genre pictures from the children's life. ..."
4. The Musical World (1856)
"... I am acquainted in the way of musical genre painting, for, like a true poet, Bennett has caught from Nature precisely some of her roost musical scenes. ..."
5. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"Here, too, she made her first profound impression as an oratorio singer—a musical genre, in which her reputation became as great as in dramatic singing, ..."
6. Musical Studies and Silhouettes by Camille Bellaigue, Ellen Orr (1900)
"... musical genre appeals to and commands its particular audience. There exists a sort of correlation and of necessary proportion, between those who perform ..."