incidental music

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noun
  1. music intended primarily to point up or accompany parts of the action of a play or to serve as transitional material between scenes.

Origin of incidental music

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for incidental music

incidental music

noun
  1. background music for a film, television programme, etc
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