curtain music

noun

Definition of curtain music

old-fashioned
: music played as an overture or entr'acte to a play

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First Known Use of curtain music

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Curtain music.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curtain%20music. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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