Background Music


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Background Music

Music used in a situation in which music is not the primary goal. For example, background music may be played at a convention where people gather or in a commercial for a food product. Background music is used in marketing to produce a desired response. For example, it may be used to produce a calming mood at the convention or to make viewers of a commercial excited about buying the product.
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A comparison of background music versus no music was performed on the problem behaviors of an adolescent with visual and intellectual disabilities during an assessment.
Are they going to supply each child with a 'lightometer' to determine whether it needs more or less light and how are they going to determine which child needs background music and where in any given school will they find a teaching area for thosewho do not need background music ?
The so-called background music should live up to its name and stay in the background, not blasting out and drowning the story.
I like background music as part of the ambience; after all, fine restaurants do it all the time.
BACKGROUND music provided the inspiration at an art lesson for pupils at a school in Exhall.
The Mainichi Shimbun reported in its Tuesday evening editions that Yachiyo election board officials have expressed regret over the incident in which the song ''Forever Love'' of the band ''X Japan'' was used as background music at one of the 37 polling stations.
Our children enjoy dancing about the house to its melodious strains, but I've never suggested we play it as background music while we pray the rosary.
The contraption has all the required elements to elicit strong emotions--electrodes placed on the wrists, belts, rungs, background music that grows in volume, lights that come on when the `convict' dies.
The author readily upholds the idea that Motown's chart-topping hits did more than serve as mere background music to Civil Rights-era Detroit.
Even during casual conversation he plunks out impromptu background music, and he occasionally breaks into songs such as his ode to Ross, "Come a Little Closer.
The bill also includes another major change in the Copyright Law -- the deletion of a provision which has been allowing owners of commercial establishments to play records and CDs as background music without paying copyright charges since its enactment in 1970.
However, the REIT intended to provide all the ordinary, necessary, usual and customary services connected with the operation, leasing and management of these properties (including lease administration and accounting functions; solicitation of prospective tenants; maintenance, repair, security and landscaping services; background music for common areas; repair of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; direction of marketing and promotion activities of the shopping centers included in the properties; providing free parking to tenants, their employees and customers; reserving spaces for the handicapped; and providing a parking attendant).
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