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Descriptor in English: Music
Descriptor in Spanish: Música
Descriptor in Portuguese: Música
Descriptor in French: Musique
Entry term(s): Classical Music
Hip Hop Music
Hop Music, Hip
Jazz Music
Melodies, Vocal
Melody, Vocal
Music, Classical
Music, Hip Hop
Music, Jazz
Music, Rap
Rap Music
Rock and Roll Music
Song
Songs
Vocal Melodies
Vocal Melody
Tree number(s): K01.602
Scope note: Sound that expresses emotion through rhythm, melody, and harmony.
Annotation: MUSIC THERAPY is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
PX psychology
History Note: 1966; for SONGS and VOCAL MELODY, use SINGING 2013
See also the descriptors: Singing MeSH
DeCS UI: 9339
Descriptor UI: D009146
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/05/22
Music - Preferred
Concept UI M0014265
Scope note Sound that expresses emotion through rhythm, melody, and harmony.
Preferred term Music
Rap Music - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000602381
Scope note A form of music that is rapidly spoken instead of sung and that is accompanied by rhythm.
Preferred term Rap Music
Entry term(s) Hip Hop Music
Hop Music, Hip
Music, Hip Hop
Music, Rap
Jazz Music - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000602379
Scope note A form of music developed in the early 1920s characterized by string rhythms and improvisatory solos.
Preferred term Jazz Music
Entry term(s) Music, Jazz
Classical Music - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000602377
Scope note A serious and conventional form of music involving orchestral movements that was developed during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Preferred term Classical Music
Entry term(s) Music, Classical
Songs - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0572898
Preferred term Songs
Entry term(s) Song
Vocal Melody - Narrower
Concept UI M0572899
Preferred term Vocal Melody
Entry term(s) Melodies, Vocal
Melody, Vocal
Vocal Melodies
Rock and Roll Music - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000602383
Scope note A form of music developed in the 1940s and 1950s and derived from jazz and other forms of rhythmic music before it.
Preferred term Rock and Roll Music



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