Slam Poetry & Music

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Music & poetry
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What is music? [myoo-zik]  Show IPA –noun 1. an  art  of sound in  time  that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms  through  the  elements of  rhythm , melody, harmony, and color. 2. the tones or sounds employed, occurring in single line (melody) or multiple lines (harmony), and sounded or to be sounded by one or more voices or  instruments, or both. 3. musical   work or compositions for singing or playing. 4. the written or printed score of a  musical   composition. 5. such scores collectively. 6. any sweet, pleasing, or harmonious sounds or sound.
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What is poetry? po·et·ry   [poh-i-tree]  Show IPA –noun 1. the  art  of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by  beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts. 2. literary work in metrical form; verse. 3. prose with  poetic   qualities. 4. poetic   qualities however manifested: the poetry of simple acts and things. 5.
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What is slam poetry? Slam poetry is a spoken poetry contest. Sometimes poetry is performed with simple background music, but typically no soundtrack at all. The rhythm and rhyme of a poem brings its’ own music to the recitation. Poetry slams can feature a broad range of voices, styles, cultural traditions, and approaches to writing and performance. Some poets are closely associated with the vocal delivery style found in hip-hop music
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