- adj. Apart from and in addition to music
- extra- + musical (Wiktionary)
“Beethoven publicly declared the piece's "extramusical" purpose: an expression of nature.”
“Miller also virtually invented musical special effects: He made pop records more like a film soundtrack, and utilized extramusical noises, such as dog barks and hoof beats, he said, "to paint a picture in the listener's mind.”
“The extramusical amusements were fun, but prevented the gig from building up the momentum a great rock show needs to take flight.”
“The extramusical amusements were fun, but ultimately prevented the gig from building up the momentum a great rock show needs to take flight.”
“From Dvo ř á k ' s " New World " Symphony, with its construct of Indian and African-American folk idioms, to Messiaen ' s bird-song transcriptions of Bryce Canyon, composers have responded to it most often with collages, drawing on different musical and even extramusical references.”
“In former times, a composer could make a point instrumentally by drawing on themes with extramusical associations.”
“Yet even without these extramusical circumstances, it seems reasonable that Young's sound would have grown darker and deeper as he got older (as did Sinatra's), and to many of us Young in his 40s is even more melancholy and moving than his earlier self.”
“But her big extramusical moment came in 1992, when Hillary Clinton went on "" 60 Minutes '' and said she wasn't "" sitting here like some little woman standing by my man like Tammy Wynette. '”
“What was at issue in my review is whether, in the late eighteenth century, there existed musical elements that are conventional signs of extramusical meaning, whether and to what extent there are specific motifs with specific significances that can be arbitrarily determined like the elements of a code.”
“Though not written for Eighth Blackbird, Mr. Svensson's piece played to the sextet's penchant for works involving extramusical theatrics and light choreography, a taste even more evident in Amy Beth Kirsten's "Pirouette on a Moon Sliver," for solo flute.”
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