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Definition of 'instrumental'

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It is also the name of the woozy instrumental opening track. The Sun (2017)The soundtrack is a cascade of kitsch vocals and instrumental covers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why do you stick to instrumental music? The Sun (2015)The result was an instrumental album that sold in six figures. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was an instrumental piece that depicted a snake charmer and a snake. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their intoxication with the details of his instrumental writing fuelled a performance that was anything but routine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Countless instrumental details are imbued with far more theatrical insight than anything on stage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It also lets us tell more of a story with our music than we could with purely instrumental music. The Sun (2015)And rarely does instrumental rock music have such an emotional effect on the listener as these glorious meteor showers of noise. The Sun (2007)The songwriting is at the forefront; there are no instrumental tracks. The Sun (2015)But that delicacy is matched by delightful instrumental solos, particularly from cello and flute. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This documentary tells the story of how a painfully shy 19-yearold recorded an album that became the biggest selling instrumental album of all time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I am a specialist instrumental music teacher who will very soon be 60 years old. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Don't get me wrong, contemporary instrumental music often works to dazzling effect. The Sun (2006)It is also, like the other six tracks, instrumental. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He says: 'The instrumental tracks on the album pin it down better than the vocal ones. The Sun (2014)Lots of duets, songs, instrumental solos. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If there is one criticism, it's the number of instrumental tracks that lack a point of focus. The Sun (2012)I really like instrumental music and I need to relax and let myself wind down afterwards. The Sun (2008)

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Translations for 'instrumental'

British English: instrumental ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is instrumental in a process or event helps to make it happen.
In his first years as chairman he was instrumental in raising the company's wider profile.
British English: instrumental NOUN
Instrumentals are pieces of instrumental music.
After a couple of brief instrumentals, he puts his guitar down.
  • American English: instrumental
  • Brazilian Portuguese: instrumental
  • Chinese: 起作用的
  • European Spanish: pieza instrumental
  • French: morceau de musique instrumentale
  • German: Instrumentalstück
  • Italian: brano strumentale
  • Japanese: 器楽曲
  • Korean: 기악곡
  • European Portuguese: instrumental
  • Spanish: pieza instrumental

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