dance music

Definitions

  • Dance a Baby music
    Dance a Baby music
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dance music music to dance to
    • n dance music a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing
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Quotations

  • Elvis Costello
    Elvis Costello
    “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture; it's a really stupid thing to want to do.”

Usage

In literature:

They had dances with fiddle music.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
At ten o'clock music and dancing ceased, and stillness fell over the ship.
"The Alaskan" by James Oliver Curwood
We dropped down for a dance or two after the music was over.
"The Blood Red Dawn" by Charles Caldwell Dobie
And Chitrasena instructed Arjuna all the while in music; vocal and instrumental and in dancing.
"Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1" by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Our readings were varied with recitations, music, dancing, and games.
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Bands of music enlivened the hours of day, and afforded opportunity for dancing in the evening.
"Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field" by Thomas W. Knox
Music, dancing and literature were not neglected.
"Bushido, the Soul of Japan" by Inazo Nitobé
She was dancing rather than walking, and with her left hand she beat time to the music.
"The Idler, Volume III., Issue XIII., February 1893" by Various
Near the beach were some large trees, and under them dancing was going on to the music of the guitar.
"Death Valley in '49" by William Lewis Manly
They dance round, with a swinging rhythmical step, to the music of drums and a pipe.
"Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I." by Sir James George Frazer
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In poetry:

'Twas a sight to see our people
Going out, the troops to meet,
Almost dancing to the music,
And marching down the street.
"The Deliverance" by Frances Ellen Watkins
Why should I strive through weary moons
To make my music true?
Only the dead men knew the tunes
The live world dances to.
"All Sung" by Richard Le Gallienne
For with her dancing nymphs in green,
She fetch'd him from his bed,
With music and sweet melody,
So soon as life was fled ;
"The Life And Death Of Tom Thumb" by Anonymous British
It is that he foresees, perchance,
A bad end to the moments dear
That with gay music and light dance
Have led us, pensive pilgrims, here.
"Le Faune" by Paul Verlaine
They also keep a horned cow
as proud as any queen;
But music turns her head like ale,
And makes her wave her tufted tail
and dance upon the green.
"There Is An Inn, A Merry Old Inn" by J R R Tolkien
The cradle-song of thy hillside fountains
Here in thy glory and strength repeat;
Give us a taste of thy upland music,
Show us the dance of thy silver feet.
"Revisited" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Floating Points' unlikely reconfiguration of dance music.
Dance Music's 10 Highest Paid DJs.
Wrestling, wedding show and dance music.
Q&A: Patrick Carney on the Black Keys' Summer Tour, Van Halen and Dance Music.
After traditional musicals lost their luster, fans embraced a new genre of film exemplified by Dirty Dancing , that combined song, dance and romance.
After traditional musicals lost their luster, fans embraced a new genre of film exemplified by Dirty Dancing, that combined song, dance and romance.
Daktronics Inc of Brookings, SD provided Stage Entertainment of Hamburg, Germany, with four ProStar® video displays designed to intensify the background of the stage for the Dirty Dancing musical.
Today disco 's warm analog feel offers an alternative to the incredibly synthetic sound of mainstream electronic dance music producers like David Guetta.
Rockers, trying to keep pace, are being seduced by the raging popularity of electronic dance music.
"I just meant that ultimately I rap with dance music more," laughed Cazwell during a recent phone interview.
A Dance-Music Subscription Service That Could Be a Game-Changer.
HARD has become one of America's largest dance music festivals, reaching from New York City to Los Angeles.
The Crystal Method — Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland —are a Las Vegas-based duo who are one of the most influential American electronic dance music artists.
Now finishing nearly a decade of production and growth, the show is now intended toward more than just dance music.
What Skrillex, Deadmau5, David Guetta, et al. The SPIN Electronic Dance Music Blog.
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In science:

Body movement enlivened by musical rhythm becomes dance.
Music in Terms of Science
Song and dance— that is, melody and rhythm—constitute the primal sources of music.
Music in Terms of Science
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