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character piece

character piece  

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(Ger.: Characterstück).A piece designed to convey a specific allusion, atmosphere, mood, or scene, such as pastoral serenity, agitation, or rustic ceremony, without the benefit of text, programme, or ...
exoticism

exoticism  

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The ‘exotic’ sound of other musical traditions has been one of the resources of Western music since about 1500. Perhaps the earliest example is Heinrich Isaac's La la hö hö ...
fascism

fascism  

An authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization.The term Fascism was first used of the totalitarian right-wing nationalist regime of Mussolini in Italy ...
heritage

heritage  

1 Anything that is inherited from an ancestor.2 The overall natural and cultural inheritance of a country, including important natural or archaeological sites, historic buildings, customs, and ...
multiculturalism

multiculturalism  

As a descriptive term, multiculturalism refers to the coexistence of people with many cultural identities in a common state, society, or community. As a prescriptive term, it is associated with ...
national anthem

national anthem  

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Songs or hymns adopted by certain nations to be perf. on official occasions and to represent them at int. events, e.g. when a competitor is awarded a medal in the Olympic Games. They are the mus. ...
scale

scale  

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(from It. scala, ‘staircase’, ‘ladder’; Ger. Tonleiter; Fr. gamme).A series of single notes progressing up or down stepwise. Thus, a series of notes within an octave used as the basis of comp. Scales ...
symphonic poem

symphonic poem  

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(Ger. sinfonische Dichtung).Descriptive term applied by Liszt to his 13 one‐movt. orch. works which, while on a symphonic scale, were not ‘pure’ syms. because they dealt with descriptive subjects ...

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