Definition of Pop music

1. Noun. Music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love.

Exact synonyms: Pop
Generic synonyms: Popular Music, Popular Music Genre



Definition of Pop music

1. Noun. Music intended for or accepted by a wide audience. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Pop music

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1. Mediapolis: popular Culture and the Cityby Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg by Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg (2006)
"In his opinion, pop music, as heard all over the world, contributes to the ... In his view, the uniformity of pop music is proof that a regression is taking ..."

2. The "chanson D'aventure" in Middle English by Helen Estabrook Sandison (1913)
"Edd. Chappell, Old Engl. Pop. Music, ip 46; Collier, Extracts from Stationers' Registers, Shak. Soc. London, 1848-1849, ip 193; Rimbault, Little Book, No. ..."

3. Syria by Nelles Verlag Staff (1998)
"... from the Seraglio to contemporary pop music. The East returns the compliment, for some Arab pop music bears unmistakable signs of Western influence. ..."

4. Syria Lebanon by Wolfgang Gockel, Helga Bruns (1998)
"... from the Seraglio to contemporary pop music. The East returns the compliment, for some Arab pop music bears unmistakable signs of Western influence. ..."

5. The Independents: Britain's New Cultural Entrepreneurs by Charles Leadbeater, Kate Oakley (1999)
"South Wales, for example, has a thriving pop music scene, with lots of talented bands ... However the region does not have a pop music industry to speak of: ..."

6. Folia Litteraria: Essays and Notes on English Literature by John Wesley Hales (1893)
"(See, for instance, ' A pair of turtle doves, or a dainty new Scotch dialogue between a young man and his mistresse,'subscribed Martin Parker, Pop. Music, p ..."

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