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admire
I really _______ John Lennon. = To respect and like someone because they have done something that you think is good.
appreciates
He really ________ good music because he is also a musician. = To understand how good or useful someone or something is.
artist
A professional performer, especially a singer, dancer, or actor. Ex. If you are an ______, you might like to live in New York City.
band
There are 4 people in his rock _______. = Group of musicians, especially a group that plays popular music.
lyrics
He found the _________ to the song on the Internet. = The words of a song.
audience
There were thousands of people in the _______ at the concert. = A group of people who come to watch and listen to someone speaking or performing in public.
instrument
Do you play an _________? = An object used for producing music like a guitar or the piano.
musician
Her favorite _______ is Beyonce. = A person who writes, sings, or plays music.
perform
They will _____ at 9 PM tonight. = To do something to entertain people, like playing a piece of music.
message
'Don't quit and work hard,' is the _______ of the song. = An important idea that someone is trying to express in a book, movie, song, etc.
fans
There were many ______ waiting after the concert. = People who like and admire someone or something (such as a singer or group) in a very enthusiastic way.
traditional
They like listening to _________ Japanese music. = Following ideas and methods that have existed for a long time, rather than doing anything new or different.
genre
What ______ of music do you like? = A particular type or category of literature or art.
burned out
if you study piano everyday for many hours, you may get ________. = (2 words) When you work so hard for a long time and get tired of doing it; want to quit
rhythm
She started moving to the ____ of the music. = A regular, repeated pattern of sounds.
beat
If a song has a good _______, you can dance to it. = A loud or strong sound that occurs regularly in music.
jazz
When I want to relax, I like to listen to ____ like Miles Davis. = A type of American music that has a strong beat and parts for performers to play alone.
classical
Beethoven wrote a lot of famous _________ music. = Serious music that is usually instrumental and comes from a European tradition
rock
When I want to exercise, I like to listen to _____. = Type of popular music with a strong loud beat, played using guitars and drums.
blues
She listens to ________ music like B.B. King. A slow sad style of music that came from the southern US.
hip hop
Eminem is famous for ________ music. = A kind of popular dance music with a regular heavy beat and spoken words.
soundtrack
The recorded music from a film. Ex. She loves the _______ from the movie Titanic.
sing along
He loves to _________ with the radio. = (2 words) To sing a song together with someone who is already singing or with a recording of the song
concert
There is a free _________ in the park on Saturday. = A public performance of music.
download
On iTunes you can ________ for a small price. = To get music from the Internet or from another computer to your computer or phone.
live performance
She gave a ________ last week. = (2 words) Done in front of an audience, rather than recorded.
into
What songs are you ______ these days? = To like and be interested in something. (slang)
hit
Adelle has had many _______ songs. = A song that is very popular and successful.
popular
Michael Jackson first became ______ when he was very young. = Liked or enjoyed by many people.
guitar
She plays the _________.
cello
He plays the __________.
violin
He plays the __________.
saxophone
Do you play the __________?
piano
Does she play the __________?
drums
She plays the __________.
flute
He plays the __________.
clarinet
He plays the __________.
trumpet
Does he play the __________?
orchestra
They play in an __________. = a large group of musicians who play together on various instruments
opera
Pavarotti is a famous __________ singer. = a musical play in which all of the words are sung
symphony
We went to see the San Francisco _________ perform. = a very large orchestra
vocals
She sings backup ___________ for some famous musicians. = the part of a piece of music that is sung rather than played on an instrument
lead singer
He the ___________ of the group. = the person who sings most of the songs.
broke up
The band _________ last year. = stopped playing together
play live
The band is going to _________ on New Year's Eve. = perform in front of an audience
top 40
I like to listen to the _________. = the 40 most popular songs in the country in that week.
charts
His song climbed to the top of the _________. = the lists of popular songs.
melody
That song has a great _________. = the combined sounds of the notes
album
The Beatles put out many __________. = a collection of songs that have been published
musical notes
You can see _______ on sheet music.
composer
Mozart was a famous ___________. = a person who writes music, especially classical music
alternative
He likes _________ music. = music such as Nirvana or Green Day that came from the rock of the 1990's
catchy
That song is really ________. = music or words that people like and are easy to remember.
tune
The players must ________ their instruments before they play. = adjust the instruments so that it sounds right
recordings
Many people make __________ at home and put them on Youtube. = music or video that has been put onto a tape or computer.
electric
He plays the _________ guitar.
acoustic
She plays the _________ guitar.
signed
He ________ a recording contract with Sony. = put your name on a legal agreement.
producer
He is a famous music __________. = someone whose job is to organize and direct the recording and production of music (or a movie)
country
He likes ________ music like Garth Brooks.
reggae
She likes ________ music like Bob Marley.
folk
He likes ______ music such as Bob Dylan.
lullabies
Her mom sang her _______ before she went to sleep at night. = a slow, quiet song sung to children to make them go to sleep
gospel
We heard some _________ music at a church.
wind
The flute and clarinet are ________ instruments.
brass instruments
The tuba and trumpet are _________ instruments.
string instruments
The guitar and violin are ________ instruments.
percussion instruments
Drums are _________ instruments.
uplifting
The music was really ________. = making you feel happier and more hopeful
good ear
He has a ____________ for music. = (2 words) can learn or music easily
tone deaf
She is __________. (2 words) = can't hear the different musical notes
carry a tune
He can __________. (3 words) = can sing well
energizes
That music really _________ me. = gives me a lot of energy.
relaxing
I need to listening to some _______ music. = something that is soft and calm
depressing
Some classical music is _________. = makes you feel sad.
single
The singer just released a new _________. = an album with just one song
gigs
Her band sometimes plays _______ at local bars. = small performances by people who are not very famous
track
I love the first ________ on that album. = the songs on an album
play it by ear
He knows that song very well and can _________ . = (4 words) remember it well and do not need to look at music or lyrics

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