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dance music
a type of music with a strong beat that people dance to in a nightclub
jazz
a type of music first developed by African Americans, which often includes parts played without written music
opera
a musical play in which most of the words are sung
pop
modern music with a strong beat which is popular with young people
rap
a type of music in which the words are spoken and there is a strong beat
rock
loud, modern music with a strong beat, often played with electric guitars and drums
busking
playing music or singing in a public place so that people who are there will give money
download a song
to copy a song from the Internet onto your computer, phone, etc.
enter a talent show
to take part in a competition to find the best performer
enter the charts
to get onto the lists produced each week of the music with the highest sales
go on tour
to travel and perform in many different places
play a gig
If a group of musicians play a gig, they perform.
record a single
to do a musical performance and copy it electronically
release a single
to make a song available for people to buy
start a band
to bring a group of musicians together to play music
win a competition
to be the most successful in an event in which people try to win a prize by being the fastest, the best, etc.
write songs
to create and record something that someone sings
lyrics
the words of a song
melody
a song or tune
bass guitar
an electric guitar with four strings that plays very low notes
drums
a set of round, hollow musical instruments that you hit with your hands or with sticks
guitar
a musical instrument with six strings and a long neck which is usually made of wood, and which is played by pulling or hitting the strings with the fingers
keyboard
an electronic musical instrument similar to a piano
piano
a large musical instrument with a row of black and white keys which are pressed to play notes
saxophone
a metal musical instrument that you play by blowing into it and pressing keys to produce different notes
trumpet
a metal musical instrument that you play by blowing into it and pressing buttons to make different notes
violin
a wooden musical instrument with four strings, which you hold against your neck and play by moving a bow across the strings
come out
If a book, record, film, etc. comes out, it becomes available for people to buy or see.
find out
to get information about something, or to learn a fact for the first time
go out
to leave a place in order to go somewhere else
run out
to finish, use or sell all of something, so that there is none left
sort out
to deal successfully with a problem or situation
start out
to begin your life, or the part of your life when you work, in a particular way