Monday, December 20, 2010

Glossary of Musical Terms - Commonly Used Vocabulary, Terminology & Language in Music

Glossary of Musical Terms - Commonly Used Vocabulary, Terminology & Language in Music

Just as every major industry, the Music industry too, has its own special lingo and terminology commonly used by people who understand music.

If you want to increase your general knowledge by reading up on some technical and common music terms, have a look at the list below -

Musical Terms
     * A cappella - Singing or performing without any instrumental accompaniment.
    * Accelerando - Increase the tempo gradually.
    * Accent - Changing the volume or length of a note as compared to the others in an attempt to give more prominence to that note.
    * Adagio - Slow moving tempo.
    * Allegro - Fast and cheerful.
    * Alla Breve - 2 half note beats (2 minim).
    * Alto - range of voice lying above the tenor.
    * A Due - meant for a Duet - 2 voices or 2 instruments played together.
    * Arpeggio - notes in a chord plated quickly - one after the other.
    * Atonal - a particular key is not kept in focus when writing or performing such music.
    * Avant Garde - artists who are experimental

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