a short news story presenting sidelights on a major story
a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France
a style of popular music in the 1950s; based on American folk music and played on guitars and improvised percussion instruments
traditional jazz as revived in the 1950s
(ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
square-dance music
music performed for square dancing
a news story of major importance
concerto grosso
a baroque composition for orchestra and a group of solo instruments
a dramatic composition involving elements of both tragedy and comedy usually with the tragic predominating
(Judaism) a chant of praise (Psalms 113 through 118) used at Passover and Shabuoth and Sukkoth and Hanukkah and Rosh Hodesh
talking picture
a movie with synchronized speech and singing
traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
interior monologue
a literary genre that presents a fictional character's sequence of thoughts in the form of a monologue
a short pornographic film shown in a small coin-operated booth
an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar
chamber music
serious music performed by a small group of musicians
a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance
musical drama
opera in which the musical and dramatic elements are equally important; the music is appropriate to the action
opera comique
opera with a happy ending and in which some of the text is spoken
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