Incidental music
(IN-sih-den-tul MYOO-zik)


[Eng.]


Music that is intended to accompany a dramatic performance, such as a play, television show, or comic opera.


SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLES:

Incidental music, Romantic:
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Nocturne
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 2, Track 10
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite, Op. 46, No. 1, "Ase’s Death"
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 1, Track 67

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