Music Dictionary 101 List of Term

Music Term:
A Capella
A Tempo
Accelerando
Accidental
Adagio
Aeolian
Agitato
Air
Alberti Bass
Alla Breve
Allegro
Allemande
Alto
Ametric
Andante
Antecedent-Consequence
Antiphony
Aria
Arpeggio
Atonal
Attack
Avant-garde
Bagatelle
Ballade
Bar
Barcarole
Baritone
Barline
Baroque
Bass (note)
Bass (voice)
Basse Dance
Basso Continuo
Beat
Bel Canto
Binary
Bitonality
Bolero
Bourree
Branle
Breve
Broken Consort
Cadenza
Canon
Cantabile
Cantata
Cantus Firmus
Castrato
Chaconne
Chorale
Chord
Chord Progression
Chromatic
Classical
Clavichord
Clef
Coda
Codetta
Coloratura
Common Time
Compound Note
Concertante
Concerto
Concerto Grosso
Consonance
Contrapuntal
Countermelody
Counterpoint
Countersubject
Courante
Crescendo
Cut Time
Decibel
Decrescendo
Development
Diatonic
Diminished
Diminuendo
Disjunct
Dissonance
Divertissement
Dodecaphonic
Dolce
Dominant
Dorian
Double-Flat
Downbeat
Dynamics
Elegy
Enlightenment
Episode
Ethnomusicology
Etude
Exposition
Extension
Fantasia
Fermata
Figured Bass
Flat
Form
Forte
Fourth
Fugue
Fundamental
Galliard
Gavotte
Glissando
Grace
Grand Staff
Grave
Gregorian Chant
Half Step
Harmonic Minor
Harmony
Harpsichord
Homophonic
Hymn
Idiomatic
Imitation
Impressionism
Impromptu
Improvise
Indeterminacy
Instrumentation
Intermezzo
Interval
Inversion
Kappelmeister
Key
Key Signature
Klavier
Largo
Legato
Leitmotif
Lento
Lied
Locrian
Lydian
Madrigal
Major
Mass
Measure
Melodic Minor
Melody
Meter
Metrical modulation
Mezzo
Minimalism
Minor
Minuet
Mixolydian
Mode
Modulate
Monody
Monophonic
Motive
Musique Concrete
Nationalism
Natural
Natural Minor
Neoclassical
Nocturne
Non-functional Harmony
Obbligato
Octave
Octet
Oeuvre
Opera
Opera Buffa
Opera Seria
Opus
Oratorio
Orchestration
Organum
Ornament
Ostinato
Overdub
Overture
Parallel Motion
Partita
Passacaglia
Passamezzo
Pavane
Pentatonic
Phrase
Phrygian
Piano
Pianoforte
Pitch
Pizzicato
Polyphonic
Polyrhythm
Polytonality
Prelude
Prestissimo
Presto
Program Music
Progression
Ragtime
Recapitulation
Recitative
Renaissance
Resolution
Resolve
Rest
Rhapsodie
Rhythm
Ritardando
Rococo
Romantic
Rondo
Root
Round
Rubato
Sacred
Saltarello
Scale
Scherzo
Score
Second
Secular
Serenade
Seventh
Sharp
Sixth
Slur
Sonata
Sonata Form
Soprano
Sostenuto
Staccato
Staff
String Quartet
Subdominant
Subject
Suite
Swing
Symphony
Syncopation
Tempo
Tenor
Ternary
Texture
The Three B's
Thematic Development
Theme and Variation
Third
Thorough-bass
Tie
Time Signature
Toccata
Tonality
Tone Poem
Tone Row
Tonic
Tremolo
Triad
Trill
Trio
Trio Sonata
Triplet
Turn
Unison
Upbeat
Vibrato
Virtuoso
Vivace
Voicing
Well-Tempered
Whole Consort
Whole Step
Whole Tone

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