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Dance music   /dæns mjˈuzɪk/   Listen
Dance music

A genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing.  Synonyms: ballroom music, danceroom music.
Music to dance to.

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"Dance music" Quotes from Famous Books

... to the other side of the picture. Noisy strains of dance music, merry peals of laughter, little snatches of society gossip, beaming faces, silk and lace and flimsy loveliness, bouquets and gloves, trains, handkerchiefs, fans and flirtation, all in a sweet confusion. This is Ottawa at its ...
— Honor Edgeworth • Vera

... the Duke of Burgundy to believe that the king's favourite is a zany, and the king's court an orgy, where the king's honour melts like a pearl in a pot of vinegar. But our swords are tempered in wine and sharpened to dance music, and to-night ...
— If I Were King • Justin Huntly McCarthy

... observed the baron, "can not be set to dance music. The domain of your obedient admirer, Malfalconnet, on the contrary, obeys solely the heart throbs in this loyal breast; and if you, fairest of women, will allow yourself to be satisfied with so small a realm of sovereignty, it is at your disposal, together with these tolerably ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

... resounded strains of the most inspiriting dance music, and from the banqueting hall the company dispersed into the two ballrooms and the adjoining apartments. In the Electoral garden preparations were being made for fireworks, which were to be displayed as soon as the night was sufficiently dark. This was ...
— The Youth of the Great Elector • L. Muhlbach

Words linked to "Dance music" :   beguine, techno, flamenco, pavan, bolero, quadrille, pavane, rumba, habanera, kwela, paso doble, reel, tarantella, hornpipe, gigue, saraband, rag, jazz, mazurka, conga, minuet, popular music, samba, landler, rhumba, tango, waltz, music, gavotte, popular music genre, ragtime, jig, carioca, polka

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