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instrumental music, as a concerto or string quartet, that draws no inspiration from or makes no reference to a text, program, visual image, or title and that exists solely in terms of its musical form, structure, and elements. Also called abstract music. Cf. program music.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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