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Music vs. Dance

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Musicnoun

A series of sounds organized in time, employing melody, harmony, tempo etc. usually to convey a mood.

‘I keep listening to this music because it's a masterpiece.’;

Dancenoun

A sequence of rhythmic steps or movements usually performed to music, for pleasure or as a form of social interaction.

Musicnoun

(figuratively) Any pleasing or interesting sounds.

Dancenoun

A social gathering where dancing is the main activity.

Musicnoun

An art form, created by organizing of pitch, rhythm, and sounds made using musical instruments and sometimes singing.

Dancenoun

(heraldry) A normally horizontal stripe called a fess that has been modified to zig-zag across the center of a coat of arms from dexter to sinister.

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Musicnoun

A guide to playing or singing a particular tune; sheet music.

Dancenoun

A genre of modern music characterised by sampled beats, repetitive rhythms and few lyrics.

Musicnoun

Electronic signal jamming.

Dancenoun

(uncountable) The art, profession, and study of dancing.

Musicnoun

Heated argument.

Dancenoun

A piece of music with a particular dance rhythm.

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Musicnoun

Fun; amusement.

Danceverb

(intransitive) To move with rhythmic steps or movements, especially in time to music.

‘I danced with her all night long.’;

Musicverb

(transitive) To seduce or entice with music.

Danceverb

(intransitive) To leap or move lightly and rapidly.

‘His eyes danced with pleasure as he spoke.’; ‘She accused her political opponent of dancing around the issue instead of confronting it.’;

Musicnoun

The science and the art of tones, or musical sounds, i. e., sounds of higher or lower pitch, begotten of uniform and synchronous vibrations, as of a string at various degrees of tension; the science of harmonical tones which treats of the principles of harmony, or the properties, dependences, and relations of tones to each other; the art of combining tones in a manner to please the ear.

Danceverb

(transitive) To perform the steps to.

‘Have you ever danced the tango?’;

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Musicnoun

Melody; a rhythmical and otherwise agreeable succession of tones.

Danceverb

(transitive) To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about.

Musicnoun

The written and printed notation of a musical composition; the score.

Danceverb

To move with measured steps, or to a musical accompaniment; to go through, either alone or in company with others, with a regulated succession of movements, (commonly) to the sound of music; to trip or leap rhythmically.

‘Jack shall pipe and Gill shall dance.’; ‘Good shepherd, what fair swain is thisWhich dances with your daughter?’;

Musicnoun

Love of music; capacity of enjoying music.

‘The man that hath no music in himselfNor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds,Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils.’;

Danceverb

To move nimbly or merrily; to express pleasure by motion; to caper; to frisk; to skip about.

‘Then, 'tis time to dance off.’; ‘More dances my rapt heartThan when I first my wedded mistress saw.’; ‘Shadows in the glassy waters dance.’; ‘Where rivulets dance their wayward round.’;

Musicnoun

A more or less musical sound made by many of the lower animals. See Stridulation.

Danceverb

To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle.

‘To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind.’; ‘Thy grandsire loved thee well;Many a time he danced thee on his knee.’; ‘A man of his place, and so near our favor,To dance attendance on their lordships' pleasure.’;

Musicnoun

an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Dancenoun

The leaping, tripping, or measured stepping of one who dances; an amusement, in which the movements of the persons are regulated by art, in figures and in accord with music.

Musicnoun

any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds;

‘he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes’;

Dancenoun

A tune by which dancing is regulated, as the minuet, the waltz, the cotillon, etc.

‘Of remedies of love she knew parchanceFor of that art she couth the olde dance.’;

Musicnoun

musical activity (singing or whistling etc.);

‘his music was his central interest’;

Dancenoun

an artistic form of nonverbal communication

Musicnoun

(music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)

Dancenoun

a party of people assembled for dancing

Musicnoun

punishment for one's actions;

‘you have to face the music’; ‘take your medicine’;

Dancenoun

taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

Music

Music is the art of arranging sounds in time to produce a composition through the elements of melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. It is one of the universal cultural aspects of all human societies.

Dancenoun

a party for social dancing

Danceverb

move in a graceful and rhythmical way;

‘The young girl danced into the room’;

Danceverb

move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance;

‘My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio’;

Danceverb

skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways;

‘Dancing flames’; ‘The children danced with joy’;

Dance

Dance is a performing art form consisting of sequences of movement, either improvised or purposefully selected. This movement has aesthetic and often symbolic value.

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