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Ambient music includes forms of music that put an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm. Ambient music is said to evoke an "atmospheric", "visual" or "unobtrusive" quality. To quote one pioneer, Brian Eno, "Ambient Music must be able to accommodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting.
- also known as Ambient
- subgenre of Psychedelic rock, 20th-century classical music, Krautrock, Techno, Minimal music, Electronic art music, Space rock
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by Dr Ola Johansson, Professor Thomas L Bell
Indeed, because ambient music is a souvenir as much as anything else, the material object of the CD matters a great deal, and infiltration of downloading as a regular music consumption practice is far less widespread than in mainstream ...
by Peter Childs, Michael Storry
ambient music audiences, and poets performed with club DJs and in a variety of media, exploiting new video and recording technologies. The commercial potential of performance poetry was acknowledged by EMI's much hyped £1 million ...
by Kari Juusela
A drum and bass subgenre influenced by New Age ambient music. ambient music. Electronic and New Age music that often features a large amount of reverberation. ambient triphop. A subgenre of hiphop music that mixes triphop music with ...
by Mehdi Khosrowpour
Like Brian Eno's ambient music, ambient video “must be as easy to ignore as it is to notice” Also called “video painting”. (Bizzocchi & Youssef, 2009) Ambient- Oriented Programming (AmOP): an emerging programming model aimed at easing.
by Dr. Stanford Felix
ambient music Musical compositions of an atmospheric or unobtrusive quality. Often used in airports and restaurants to create a pleasant or peaceful “ambiance” for the people present. Amelia Goes ...
Encyclopedia Gothica (2011)
by Liisa Ladouceur, Gary Pullin
More experimental ambient music is often sold by the same mail-order catalogues as underground Goth/ Industrial records, ...
by Christine Ammer
environment Also, ambient music, environmental music, site composition, sound ...
From Adele to Ziggy, the Real A to Z of Rock and Pop by Dylan Jones
Radiohead World islike The Truman Show, an enormous artificial dome where instead of Seahaven you have one giant hallof residence, with hundreds of different types ofmournful, ambient music seeping outfrom underneath eachdoor.
by Robert Andrews
Ambient Music must be able to accommodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one in particular; Harry Enfield (b. 1960) Brian Eno (b. 1948)...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
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