Music composed to accompany a play. The practice dates back to ritualistic Greek drama, and it is thus connected to the use of music in other kinds of ritual. Sometimes limited to the role of introduction or interlude (setting a mood or a historical period, for example), it may also accompany spoken dialogue (see melodrama). Film and television music is sometimes considered incidental music.
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Ninth Circuit Upholds Service's Issuance of an Incidental Take Statement for a California "Fully Protected Species".(Center for Biological Diversity sued United States Fish and Wildlife Service)
Jun 16, 2006; In a very significant decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may authorize...