Definition of Musical style
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 Style
Literary usage of Musical style
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"Finally, in assigning to the mocking-bird his just rank among song-birds it must be considered that his musical style is broad, and hie taste almost ..."
2. The Singing of the Future by David Ffrangcon-Davies, David Thomas Ffrangcon- Davies (1905)
"Literary (at bottom, musical) style is moral, measured, purposeful, critical denunciation and exaltation.—Appreciation of cause and effect, humour. ..."
3. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1912)
"GENERAL VIEW OP THE DIFFERENT PRINCIPLES OP musical style IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MUSIC. UP to this point our investigation has been purely physical. ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"It will have, not only its own melodies, but actually in many cases its own musical style—its own unique tone in the scale, or a rhythmic peculiarity, ..."
5. Modern Musical Drift by William James Henderson (1904)
"Such a demand called for a simplification of musical style. This demand was strengthened by the invention of printing. The people began to get books and to ..."