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I completely love music. I used to be the music critic at 'The Improper Bostonian.' It's just something I've always loved very deeply.
Matthew Tobin Anderson

Meaning of "music critic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MUSIC CRITIC

music critic  [ˈmjuːzɪk ˈkrɪtɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MUSIC CRITIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Music critic is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MUSIC CRITIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

music critic

Music criticism

The Oxford Companion to Music defines music criticism as 'the intellectual activity of formulating judgments on the value and degree of excellence of individual works of music, or whole groups or genres'. In this sense it is a branch of musical aesthetics. With the concurrent expansion of interest in music and information media over the past century, the term has come to acquire the conventional meaning of journalistic reporting on musical performances.

Definition of music critic in the English dictionary

The definition of music critic in the dictionary is a journalist who writes critiques of concerts.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MUSIC CRITIC


arthritic
ɑːˈθrɪtɪk
critic
ˈkrɪtɪk
dendritic
dɛnˈdrɪtɪk
diacritic
ˌdaɪəˈkrɪtɪk
eccritic
ekˈkrɪtɪk
endocritic
ˌendəʊˈkrɪtɪk
epicritic
ˌɛpɪˈkrɪtɪk
eucritic
juːˈkrɪtɪk
ferritic
fɛˈrɪtɪk
hypercritic
ˌhaɪpəˈkrɪtɪk
hypocritic
ˌhɪpəˈkrɪtɪk
nephritic
nɪˈfrɪtɪk
oneirocritic
əʊˌnaɪərəʊˈkrɪtɪk
osteoarthritic
ˌɒstɪəʊɑːˈθrɪtɪk
picritic
pɪˈkrɪtɪk
pleuritic
plʊəˈrɪtɪk
Prakritic
prɑːˈkrɪtɪk
pruritic
prʊəˈrɪtɪk
Sanskritic
sænˈskrɪtɪk
Sybaritic
ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MUSIC CRITIC

music
music box
music case
music centre
music director
music drama
music festival
music hall
music lover
music of the spheres
music paper
music roll
music stand
music stool
music theatre
music to one´s ears
music video
musical
musical box
musical chairs

WORDS THAT END LIKE MUSIC CRITIC

antiarthritic
antipruritic
chloritic
chondritic
dioritic
diphtheritic
drama critic
evaporitic
film critic
granodioritic
Himyaritic
lateritic
literary critic
meteoritic
micrometeoritic
neritic
neuritic
phosphoritic
politic
pyritic
Ugaritic

Synonyms and antonyms of music critic in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «music critic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MUSIC CRITIC

Find out the translation of music critic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of music critic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «music critic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

乐评
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

crítico musical
570 millions of speakers

English

music critic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संगीत समीक्षक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الناقد الموسيقى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

музыкальный критик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

crítico de música
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সঙ্গীত সমালোচক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

critique musical
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengkritik muzik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Musikkritiker
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

音楽評論家
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

음악 평론가
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kritik musik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phê bình âm nhạc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இசை விமர்சகர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संगीत समीक्षक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Müzik eleştirmeni
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

critico musicale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krytyk muzyczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

музичний критик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

critic muzical
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κριτικός μουσικής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

musiek kritikus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

musikkritiker
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

musikk kritiker
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of music critic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MUSIC CRITIC»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MUSIC CRITIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about music critic

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QUOTES WITH «MUSIC CRITIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word music critic.
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Matthew Tobin Anderson
I completely love music. I used to be the music critic at 'The Improper Bostonian.' It's just something I've always loved very deeply.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MUSIC CRITIC»

Discover the use of music critic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to music critic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century
Alex Ross's sweeping history of twentieth-century classical music, winner of the Guardian First Book Award, is a gripping account of a musical revolution.
Alex Ross, 2009
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The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century
The scandal over modern music has not died--while paintings by Picasso and Pollock sell for millions of dollars, works from Stravinsky's Rite of Spring onward still send ripples of unease through audiences.
Alex Ross, 2007
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The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century
The Rest Is Noise takes the reader inside the labyrinth of modern sound.
Alex Ross, 2007
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Notes on Beethoven: 20 Crucial Works
In the course of elucidating Beethoven and his music in this volume, Wilson questions the traditional practice of dividing Beethoven's life into three periods, discerns his true attitude toward Napoleon, and probes the "heroic" side of ...
Conrad Wilson (music critic.), 2005
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Australian Guide to Careers in Music
Usually a music critic only writes for one particular newspaper, and that newspaper expects to have an exclusive professional relationship with the critic. The regularity of reviews by a particular reviewer promotes the idea of the music critic as ...
Michael Hannan, 2003
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The music monster: a biography of James William Davison, ...
Follows the career of a prominent nineteenth-century British music critic whose biased and eccentric views led him to denounce Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Wagner, Berlioz, Schubert, Schumann, and Liszt
Charles Reid, 1984
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Out of the Vinyl Deeps: Ellen Willis on Rock Music
Collects Ellen Willis' writings on popular music from her career at the New Yorker and other publications.
Ellen Willis, Nona Willis Aronowitz, 2011
8
Pop Music and the Press
Critics' own understanding of their role in relation to consumers is important to assess, and it is related to the professionalization of the music critic (and in turn of the journalist). Lester Bangs gave us his version of what it takes to be a rock critic,  ...
Steve Jones, 2002
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Music at the Turn of Century: A 19th-century Music Reader
... haut bourgeois, music critic, prize-winning pianist 15May- * Revue de Paris ( 20,000) ideas, pro-Dreyfus André Hallays ex-editor of the Journal des Débats, music critic 15 May+ [haute bourgoisie, conservative republicans) La Revue ( 15,000) ...
Joseph Kerman, 1990
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Kaplan LSAT 2015 Strategies, Practice, and Review with 4 ...
Further, learning to rap is not as formal a process as learning an instrument. Thus , rap is an extremely individualistic and nontraditional musical form. Music critic: But rap appeals to tradition by using bits of older songs. Besides, the themes and  ...
Kaplan, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MUSIC CRITIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term music critic is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Welcome Back to Milk' by Du Blonde Review
Mr. Fusilli is the Journal's rock and pop music critic. Email him at jfusilli@wsj.com and follow him on Twitter @wsjrock. Save Article; Sign In to ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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Chicago Sinfonietta founder Paul Freeman (1936-2015)
... longtime music critic for the Chicago Sun-Times: “Freeman conducts performances which are remarkable for their beauty and communicative ... «Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 15»
3
Big Star's 'Third' gets all-star treatment at First Avenue
Pop music critic Ross Raihala can be reached at 651-228-5553. Follow him at Twitter.com/RossRaihala. Print · Email Font Resize Return to ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jul 15»
4
Diversity And 'Commentary' At NPR
He is a regular music critic on Weekend All Things Considered. But during the survey period his commentaries took the form of conversations ... «NPR, Jul 15»
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Farmers' Market Fetish: Easton, PA
Carrie Havranek is a recovering music critic and part-time baker who writes about food, farmers' markets, chefs and restaurants—and ... «Paste Magazine, Jul 15»
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Sound Check: We Came As Romans celebrates new album release …
Gary Graff is a longtime Detroit-area music critic and rock and roll reporter. Reach the author at gary.graff@oakpress.com or follow Gary on ... «The Oakland Press, Jul 15»
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Sound Check: Mo Pop moves, makes improvement in third year
Gary Graff is a longtime Detroit-area music critic and rock and roll reporter. Reach the author at gary.graff@oakpress.com or follow Gary on ... «The Oakland Press, Jul 15»
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Studio Bongiorno Hosts Two Nights of Music
The discussion will be led by music critic and author Joel Selvin. The music chat is scheduled for Friday, July 31 at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.). Admission is ... «Santa Clara Weekly, Jul 15»
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Yes, the secret sale of Classical South Florida was unconscionable …
During my decade working as a newspaper music critic in South Florida, the local classical radio landscape was in constant turmoil. After the ... «South Florida Classical Review, Jul 15»
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Sound Check: Bryan Adams celebrates 30 years of "Reckless"
Gary Graff is a longtime Detroit-area music critic and rock and roll reporter. Reach the author at gary.graff@oakpress.com or follow Gary on ... «The Oakland Press, Jul 15»

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