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- Any music played in a public space whose main function is to create an atmosphere suitable to a specific occasion, rather than to be listened to.
- Any music in a film, video game, or other medium that establishes mood and is not meant to have the audience's focus.
- (atmospheric music played in public space): piped music
music played in a public space
music in a film, video game or other medium