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Music Term: Composer

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

Composer


Definition and background:

The person who writes music (conceptualize and notate). A composer is thought of as a performer but, more recently, a composer is not considered a performer in the pre-20th century sense. Presently composers are rarely able to support themselves by writing ( composing) music unless they specialize in popular music. Composers of classical music are often involved in teaching.


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