salon music


noun

music of a simple, agreeable, frequently sentimental character, played usually by a small orchestra.

Nearby words

  1. salome,
  2. salometer,
  3. salomon,
  4. salomon, haym,
  5. salon,
  6. salonica,
  7. salonika,
  8. saloon,
  9. saloon car,
  10. saloon keeper

Origin of salon music

First recorded in 1910–15

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British Dictionary definitions for salon music

salon music

noun

sometimes derogatory light classical music intended esp for domestic entertaining
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