Music Glossary

A set of music terms

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  • Created on: 10-03-10 15:32

Acciaccatura

acciaccatura

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an ornament- "a crushed note" played as quickly as possible before the main note

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affection

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the mood of a piece of music

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alap

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the opening unmetred and improvised section of a raga

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altered chord

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a chord which one of the notes has been sharpened or flattened to become a chromatic note

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alto C clef

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the clef used mainly by a viola

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aria

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a solo vocal piece with instrumental accompaniment

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arpeggio

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the notes of a chord played one after the other rather than together

eg. C-E-G-C

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atonal

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absense of tonality (key)

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augmentation

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doubling (or more) of the original note values

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augmented chord

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any chord which contains an augmented interval- that is, a chord where the length of the notes is prolonged by a semitone

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augment

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made larger by a semitone, as in an augmented interval

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bandish

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bansuri

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