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incidental music


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Music composed to accompany the action or dialogue of a drama or to fill intervals between scenes or acts.

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  • n. Music that is played as a background to a film, television programme, video game, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. music composed to accompany the action of a drama or to fill intervals between scenes


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  • Ries also records a humourous scandal of an occasion when he found Beethoven flirting desperately with a fair unknown; Ries sat down at the piano and improvised incidental music to Beethoven's directions ” “amoroso,” “a malinconico” and the like.

    The Love Affairs of Great Musicians

  • He composed several masses and other church music; a “Stabat Mater” with orchestra; the oratorio of “Tobie”; “Gallia,” a lamentation for France; incidental music for Legouve's tragedy of “Les Deux Reines,” and for Jules Barbier's “Jeanne d'Arc”; a large number of songs and romances, both sacred and secular, such as “Nazareth,” and “There is a Green Hill”; and orchestral works, a “Salterello in A,” and the “Funeral March of a Marionette.”

    The Great Italian and French Composers


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