genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged
rough cut
the first print of a movie after preliminary editing
a genre characteristic of (or imitative of) primitive artists or children
short subject
a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature
a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw
a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms
hot jazz
jazz that is emotionally charged and intense and marked by strong rhythms and improvisation
R and B
a combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians; an important precursor of rock 'n' roll
grand opera
opera in which all the text is sung
stream of consciousness
a literary genre that reveals a character's thoughts and feeling as they develop by means of a long soliloquy
a musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement
symphonic music
a long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra
recessional march
a march to be played for processions
a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
a wedding hymn
a song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
a short news story presenting sidelights on a major story
rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienation; in part a reaction against progressive rock
a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance
(ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
  List More