Extrinsic to a piece of music or outside the field of music: his advice was to listen for the music—not for extramusical meanings
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- These, however, have more to do with the composer's extramusical commentary than with anything specific to the notes; one could argue that all music is spiritual.
- Given that limitation, it's still good pop music, but we tend to judge the music by extramusical standards.
- As Richards states it, the book's intention is to ‘concentrate on the expressive and extramusical qualities of Ireland's music’.