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tone downTo relax; to make quieter or less obtrusive; to make milder.
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tone upTo strengthen and make the muscles of the body firmer by regular excercise.
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tone downTo make a television program, piece of writing, etc. less offensive and so more suitable for a family audience.
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music hallvaudeville
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face the musicTo accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions.
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music to someone's earsSome good news; a spoken expression or a sound which is pleasing; a welcome remark or information.
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music to one's earSome unexpected good news; a favorable outcome after some initial confusion or delay.
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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest sense
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put onTo play recorded music.
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strike upTo start something, usually playing live music.
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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.
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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.
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cakewalkThe style of music associated with such a contest.
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carry a tuneTo produce music, especially to sing, with accurate pitch.
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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.
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clear as a belltotally clear: distinct and unmistakeable, as a bell's tone is clearly heard
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cry the bluesTo sing in the style of blues music.
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dress down1) Wear casual or work clothing, informal clothes: 2) Speak To Someone In a Desultory Tone, A Commanding, Analytical, Superior, Critiquing Manner; . . . . . {Tell Someone 'OFF' }
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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.
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middle of the roadOf a type of melodic popular music that has wide appeal.
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one-noteHaving only one opinion, outlook, tone, etc., especially as expressed repetitively; without variety or range.
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opera housemusic venue
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pickin' and grinninVigorously playing folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.
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pickin' and grinnin'Vigorous playing of folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.
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power chordA chord or combination of notes used in rock music and typically selected to sound good at high volume and high levels of distortion. Power chords make extensive use of intervals such as open fourths and fifths.
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rock onTo party to rock music.
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screamA form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer.
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shuffleA rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
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sing sopranoTo perform vocal music in a higher pitch than alto.
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tin earInsensitivity to and inability to appreciate the elements of performed music or the rhythm, elegance, or nuances of language.
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