Each expression in this post has been shown with meaning and an example. This blog post on “IELTS Music Vocabulary” aims to help IELTS students, ESL learners, and teachers improve their English.

1. Adoring fans

Meaning: people who love a particular band or singer

2. Background music

music that is played while something else is happening

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3. A catchy tune

a song that is easy to remember and makes you want to sing it

4. Classical music

music that is regarded as part of a long, formal tradition

5. to download tracks

to obtain music from the internet

6. to have a great voice

to sing well

7. to go on tour

to go on a planned series of performances around a region or country

8. a huge following

a large number of fans

9. live music

music that is listened to while it is performed

10. live performance

same meaning as “live music”

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11. a massive hit

a record that sells lots of copies

12. a music festival

music performances at a venue often over several days

13. musical talent

skilled at music

14. to be/sing out of tone

to not be in harmony/to sing the wrong tones

15. a piece of music

an item of music

16. to play by ear

to play without reading the musical notes

17. a pop group

a small group of people who play or sing pop music together

18. to read music

to understand and follow written musical notes

19. a rock band

a group of musicians that play rock music

20. to sing along to

to join in singing

21. a sing-song

to sing informally, often with other people

22. a slow number

a song with a slow tempo

23. to take up a musical instrument

to begin learning a musical instrument

24. taste in music

the music someone likes

25. to be tone deaf

to be unable to distinguish different notes in music

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