What is another word for bands?

Pronunciation: [bˈandz] (IPA)

Bands, in a musical context, can refer to different types of groups. Other synonyms for this word might be ensembles, orchestras, combos, or groups. Bands can also mean something entirely different, such as a strip of material used to fasten or decorate something. Other words that could replace this meaning include ribbons, straps, belts, or headbands. Alternatively, "bands" could refer to a group of people with a shared purpose, such as a gang, club, team, or organization. Finally, when used to describe a geological or topographical feature, "bands" could be replaced by stripes, layers, or veins.

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Usage examples for Bands

Much has been done in later years by local authorities, towards enabling the public to have within easy and reasonable reach such music as can be provided by bands and local orchestra.
"The Operatic Problem"
William Johnson Galloway
Now the Jews enter in large numbers into the service of the Tzar, especially as musicians forming the military bands.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
The gold, in running bands, darkened; the purple thickened.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Bands

  • I hope we can keep doing it this way - making music and art that are pure products of our influences while not really having to let the whole celebrity side of it get in the way. Then maybe more virtual bands will come out and do the same thing.
    Damon Albarn
  • A more important reason is that the bands will intuitively trust someone they think is a peer, and who speaks fondly of the same formative rock and roll experiences.
    Steve Albini
  • By now all rock bands are wise enough to be suspicious of music industry scum.
    Steve Albini
  • If the label presents them with a contract that the band don't want to sign, all the label has to do is wait. There are a hundred other bands willing to sign the exact same contract, so the label is in a position of strength.
    Steve Albini
  • In 1980, I moved to Chicago, and I recorded demo tapes for my friends' bands, and in 1981, the first Big Black record - the first thing I did that was an actual record.
    Steve Albini

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