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musique concrète

[ my-zeek kawn-kret ]
/ mü zik kɔ̃ˈkrɛt /
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noun French.

tape-recorded musical and natural sounds, often electronically distorted, arranged in planned combinations, sequences, and rhythmic patterns to create an artistic work.

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Origin of musique concrète

Literally, “concrete music”
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British Dictionary definitions for musique concrète

musique concrète
/ French (myzik kɔ̃krɛt) /

noun

another term for concrete music
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