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- n. Music composed to accompany social dancing.
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- n. music to dance to
- n. a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing
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The manager escorted Anne to the door and opened it, just as the dance music started playing a campy version of “The Party’s Over.”
Instrument-playing and dance music were in the hands of musicians, who were also called mimi, jocula - tores, or minstrels.
Dance and dance music were accused with particu - lar bitterness of diabolism.
Some of them sound fantastic: Duke Ellington and his colored orchestra furnished the dance music and the Cotton Club Revue entertained at 10 o’clock.
Gaslights at the end of wrought-iron poles illuminated address plates; Danny followed a winding string of numbers to 7941, heard dance music wafting behind the hedge and started for the path to the door.