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light music

music for popular entertainment
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  • It is a musical drama in which there is spoken dialogue and light music in the song style.

    How Music Developed W. J. Henderson
  • Only the light music of the rattles sounded as the reindeer moved about.

    The Later Cave-Men Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  • light music, light drama, does not necessarily mean humorous.

    Memoirs of an American Prima Donna Clara Louise Kellogg
  • For a dramatic soprano you sing that light music with extraordinary ease and fluency.

    Evelyn Innes George Moore
  • They were housed, and enjoyed themselves with light music, fruits, flowers and friends.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • I hear a sound as of light music, a whisk of women's dresses whirled round in dance, a click as of glasses pledged by friends.

    Christmas Various
  • I would dine quietly, listen to some light music, and then go to the theater.

    Hearts and Masks Harold MacGrath
  • Moskowszki is another good composer of light music, and like Nevin, what he writes is thoroughly original.

    The Pianolist Gustav Kobb
  • Mozart, whose judgment of Paesiello's light music was very favourable, 70 made friendly advances towards him.

  • The light music of whisky falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude.

    Dubliners James Joyce

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