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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soundtracknoun

    sound recording on a narrow strip of a motion picture film

Wiktionary

  1. soundtracknoun

    A narrow strip running down a movie film that carries the recorded sound in synchronization with the pictures.

  2. soundtracknoun

    The sound (especially the music) component of a movie.

  3. soundtracknoun

    A recording of such music for sale.

  4. soundtrackverb

    To provide, or to act as the sound or music component of a film

Wikipedia

  1. Soundtrack

    A soundtrack is recorded music accompanying and synchronised to the images of a motion picture, drama, book, television program, radio program, or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video, or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronised recorded sound.In movie industry terminology usage, a sound track is an audio recording created or used in film production or post-production. Initially, the dialogue, sound effects, and music in a film each has its own separate track (dialogue track, sound effects track, and music track), and these are mixed together to make what is called the composite track, which is heard in the film. A dubbing track is often later created when films are dubbed into another language. This is also known as an M&E (music and effects) track. M&E tracks contain all sound elements minus dialogue, which is then supplied by the foreign distributor in the native language of its territory. Current dictionary entries for soundtrack document soundtrack as a noun, and as verb. An early attempt at popularizing the term “sound track” was printed in the magazine Photoplay in 1929. A 1992 technical dictionary entry in Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology does not distinguish between the form sound track and soundtrack.The contraction soundtrack came into public consciousness with the advent of so-called "soundtrack albums" in the late 1940s. First conceived by movie companies as a promotional gimmick for new films, these commercially available recordings were labeled and advertised as "music from the original motion picture soundtrack", or "music from and inspired by the motion picture." These phrases were soon shortened to just "original motion picture soundtrack." More accurately, such recordings are made from a film's music track, because they usually consist of isolated music from a film, not the composite (sound) track with dialogue and sound effects. The abbreviation OST is often used to describe the musical soundtrack on a recorded medium, such as CD, and it stands for original soundtrack; however, it is sometimes also used to differentiate the original music heard and recorded versus a rerecording or cover.

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  1. soundtrack

    A soundtrack is a collection of recorded music that accompanies or is associated with a visual piece of media such as a film, television show, video game, or commercial. It can also refer to the music or sounds specifically designed or chosen to enhance the mood, atmosphere, or narrative in these visual works.

Wikidata

  1. Soundtrack

    A soundtrack can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film or TV show; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soundtrack in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soundtrack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of soundtrack in a Sentence

  1. Jim Kerr:

    Whenever people ask us about ... what can we expect from 'Don't You (Forget About Me)' we point them to the fact that we didn't even include it on the album (which) came out a few months later ... We thought it's a great track but it's part of a movie soundtrack and very much a thing on its own, even when they approached us to do it, we didn't fancy the idea of doing someone else's song as much as we made it Simple Minds' song.

  2. Carole King:

    When Taylor Swift go out there to play for the people in the audience, Taylor Swift get a lot of love. And the reason Taylor Swift get a lot of love is because Taylor Swift are playing the soundtrack of their lives, taylor Swift put Taylor Swift feeling out there and people go, yes, yes, I feel that, too.

  3. Scott Bolton:

    This soundtrack is just wild enough to make you feel as if you were riding along as Juno sails past Ganymede for the first time in more than two decades, if you listen closely, you can hear the abrupt change to higher frequencies around the midpoint of the recording, which represents entry into a different region in Ganymede's magnetosphere.

  4. Jordan Peele:

    I'm making a movie in Northern California, that's a Bay Area hip-hop classic and I wanted to explore this very relatable journey of being a parent [ and ] maybe some of the songs you listened to back in the day aren't appropriate for your kids, so that was one level, and another part was, I love songs that have a great feeling but also have a haunting element to them and I feel like the beat in that song has this inherent cryptic energy, almost reminiscent of the' Nightmare on Elm Street' soundtrack.

  5. Donald Glover:

    The new soundtrack fell out of the charts so quickly, despite the massive box office success, i wish I'd been invited to the party more, but the creative vision for the film and its music was different this time around and I wasn't really welcomed or treated with the same level of respect. That makes me extremely sad.

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