List of musical topics

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

A cappella -- Absolute pitch -- Accelerando -- Accidental -- Accompaniment -- Ad libitum -- Adagio -- Additive rhythm -- Aleatoric music -- Allegretto -- Allegro -- Allentando -- Alto -- American Music Awards -- Andante -- Andantino -- Appassionato -- Appoggiatura -- Arpeggio -- Arrangement -- Atonality -- Auditory illusion -- Authentic performance -- Augmentation -- Augmented chord Augmented fourth --

B

BACH motif -- Bar (music) -- Baroque -- Bass -- Basso continuo -- Beat (music) -- Bel canto -- Binary form -- Bitonality -- Blue note -- Bohlen-Pierce scale -- Bridge -- Bull-roarer

C

Cadence (music) -- Cadenza -- Call and response -- Canon (music) -- Castrato -- Cent (music) -- Chaconne -- Chamber music -- Child singer -- Choir -- Chorale -- Chord (music) -- Chord progression -- Chromatic scale -- Circle of fifths -- Clef -- Close harmony -- Coda -- Combination tone -- Compound time -- Composer -- Concert band -- Consonance -- Counterpoint -- Crescendo

D

Da capo -- Da capo aria -- Definite pitch -- Definition of music -- Deutsch's scale illusion -- Diapason -- Diapente -- Diatessaron -- Diatonic scale -- Diesis -- Diminished chord -- Diminished fifth -- Diminished scale -- Diminuendo -- Diminution -- Dissonance -- Dolce -- Dominant -- Duet -- Dynamics

E

Ear training -- Electronic music -- Equal temperament -- Enharmonic -- Ethnomusicology -- Exposition

F

Falsetto -- Flatted fifth -- Fifth -- Figured bass -- Forte -- Fortissimo -- Fourth -- Frequency -- Fugue-- fruityloops--

G

Gamelan -- Glissando --

H

Harmonic -- Harmonic accompaniment -- Harmonic series (music) -- Harmony -- Hearing (sense) -- Hemiola -- Hornbostel-Sachs -- Hymn

I

Improvisation -- Indefinite pitch -- Inharmonic -- Instrumentation -- Interval (music) -- Intonation -- Inversion (music) -- Irrational rhythm --

J

Jug band -- Just intonation

K

Key (music) -- Key signature

L

Largo -- Larghetto -- Leading-tone -- Learning music by ear -- Leitmotif -- Limit (music) -- List of major chord shapes for guitar -- Legato

M

Madrigal -- Major chord -- Major second -- Major scale -- Major seventh -- Major sixth -- Major third -- Mathematics of the Western music scale -- Meantone temperament -- Measure -- Melody -- Metre -- Metronome -- Mezzo-soprano -- Microtonal music -- Microtone -- Minor chord -- Minor second -- Minor scale -- Minor seventh -- Minor sixth -- Minor third -- Missing fundamental -- Modulation (music) -- Monophony -- Motet -- Motif (music) -- Mouthpiece -- Music -- Music history -- Music technology -- Music theory -- Musical band -- Musical ensemble -- Musical genre -- Musical instrument -- Musical keyboard -- Musical mode -- Musical notation -- Musical ornament -- Musical piece -- Musical terminology -- Musical tuning -- Musician -- Musicology -- Mute (music)

N

Nonchord tone -- Note -- Novelty song

O

Octave -- Octave illusion -- Opera -- Operetta -- Oratorio -- Orchestra -- Orchestration -- Organology -- Ornament -- Ostinato -- Overtone

P

Partial -- Passacaglia -- Passion -- Patriotic song -- Pentatonic scale -- Perfect fourth -- Perfect fifth -- Period -- Periodic -- Phonograph -- Pianissimo -- Pitch (music) -- Pizzicato -- Plainsong -- Poco -- Polyphony -- Polyrhythm -- Polytonality -- Power chord -- Precompositional -- Presto -- Protest song -- Pseudo-octave -- Psychoacoustics -- Pulse -- Pythagorean comma -- Pythagorean tuning

Q

Quartal -- Quintal -- Quodlibet

R

Raga -- Raggamuffin -- Ragtime -- Ralantando -- Recitative -- Relative pitch -- Resolution (music) -- Resonance -- Rhapsody -- Rhythm -- Riff -- Round

S

Sargam -- Scale (music) -- Second -- Secondary dominant -- Secundal -- Serial music -- Sequence -- Seventh -- Sheet music -- Shepard tone -- Simultaneity -- Simultaneity succession -- Sixth -- Solfege -- Sonata form -- Sonata -- Song -- Soprano -- Sound -- Sound sculpture -- Sound system -- Staccato -- Staff -- Stochastic -- String quartet -- Subdominant -- Substitute dominant -- Succession -- Suite -- Suzuki method -- Suspension (music) -- Symphony -- Syncopation -- Syntonic comma

T

Tablature -- Temperament -- Tempo -- Tenor -- Temperament -- Ternary form -- Tertian -- Tertium major -- Tertium minor -- Third -- Timbre -- Timeline of trends in music (1900-1950) -- Timeline of trends in music (1951-present) -- Time signature -- Time unit box system -- Tone cluster -- Tone color -- Tone row -- Tonic (music) -- Transposition -- Tremolo -- Triad -- Triadic -- Trill -- Triplet -- Tritone -- Tuning -- Twelve-tone technique

U

V

Vibrato -- Video game music -- Vocal music

W

Wolf interval -- Woodwind instrument

X

Xenharmonic

Y

Yamaha

Z




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