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Music vs. Song

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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.’;

Songnoun

A musical composition with lyrics for voice or voices, performed by singing.

‘Thomas listened to his favorite song on the radio yesterday.’;

Musicnoun

(figuratively) Any pleasing or interesting sounds.

Songnoun

(by extension) Any musical composition.

Musicnoun

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

Songnoun

Poetical composition; poetry; verse.

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Musicnoun

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

Songnoun

The act or art of singing.

Musicnoun

Electronic signal jamming.

Songnoun

A melodious sound made by a bird, insect, whale or other animal.

‘I love hearing the song of canary birds.’;

Musicnoun

Heated argument.

Songnoun

(ornithology) The distinctive sound that a male bird utters to attract a mate or to protect his territory; contrasts with call

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Musicnoun

Fun; amusement.

Songnoun

Something that cost only a little; chiefly in for a song.

‘He bought that car for a song.’;

Musicverb

(transitive) To seduce or entice with music.

Songnoun

An object of derision; a laughing stock.

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.

Songnoun

That which is sung or uttered with musical modulations of the voice, whether of a human being or of a bird, insect, etc.

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Musicnoun

Melody; a rhythmical and otherwise agreeable succession of tones.

Songnoun

A lyrical poem adapted to vocal music; a ballad.

Musicnoun

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

Songnoun

More generally, any poetical strain; a poem.

‘The bard that first adorned our native tongueTuned to his British lyre this ancient song.’;

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.’;

Songnoun

Poetical composition; poetry; verse.

‘This subject for heroic song.’;

Musicnoun

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

Songnoun

An object of derision; a laughingstock.

‘And now am I their song, yea, I am their byword.’;

Musicnoun

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

Songnoun

A trifle; an insignificant sum of money; as, he bought it for a song.

Musicnoun

any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds;

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

Songnoun

a short musical composition with words;

‘a successful musical must have at least three good songs’;

Musicnoun

musical activity (singing or whistling etc.);

‘his music was his central interest’;

Songnoun

a distinctive or characteristic sound;

‘the song of bullets was in the air’; ‘the song of the wind’; ‘the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead’;

Musicnoun

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

Songnoun

the act of singing;

‘with a shout and a song they marched up to the gates’;

Musicnoun

punishment for one's actions;

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

Songnoun

the characteristic sound produced by a bird;

‘a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age’;

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.

Songnoun

a very small sum;

‘he bought it for a song’;

Songnoun

the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy

Songnoun

a dynasty that ruled in China AD 960–1279.

Song

A song is a musical composition intended to be performed by the human voice. This is often done at distinct and fixed pitches (melodies) using patterns of sound and silence.

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