Asked in Lyrics and Sheet Music
What is the word for songs with lyrics and the music but no singing?
Lyrics imply either singing or talking, as lyrics are words, but music with no singing is called instrumental music. If you are talking about compact discs or tapes that provide only written lyrics and music, this is called a performance track and an individual can sing the song with their own voice in place of the original artists. Karaoke is an example of this. ...
Asked in Music, Ballet, Lyrics and Sheet Music
Is there any existing recording of the Nutcracker with these lyrics?
No selection from "The Nutcracker" have lyrics. The one movement that actually has singing only uses choral "ahs." ...
Does The Singing Machine ISM370 iPod Docking Karaoke System have a lyrics display?
The Singing Machine ISM370 iPod Docking Karaoke System lyrics will display on a TV connected to the system giving you a wide range of vewing. ...
Asked in Music Genres, Singing
What is singing without lyrics called?
acappella sorry, that was wrong. It's called scat Answer Scat singing also has to be improvised. I would call singing with only meaningless syllables "vocalizations", which can apply to both improvised vocal noises (eg. Ella Fitzgerald) and planned, written noises that are part of the lyrics (eg. "Hey Jude", "The Look"). -------------------- Singing solfege (putting syllables from the scale do, re, me, fa... on the melody) could also be meant by "without lyrics." ...