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Musical terms

Musical terms

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Published by Amsco in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Terminology,
  • Music -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    GenreDictionaries
    The Physical Object
    Pagination151 p. :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16950806M
    ISBN 100825617162
    OCLC/WorldCa43037709

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    musicnotation andterminology ns,a.m. associateprofessorofschoolmusic oberlinconservatoryofmusic company newyork-: -: s. A Section: The first section of a tune, typically 8 bars; Jazz term for the main theme.. AABA: The most common form in pop l of songs by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, etc. See Song Form. Alteration: The raising or lowering of a tone by a half-step, from its diatonic value in a Jazz usage, the fifth and ninth may be raised (augmented) or lowered (diminished); the.

      There is debate over what the first book musical was, but it is accepted that the first American book musical was Showboat (), where Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II sought to integrate the songs with the main action – “In other words a musical like no other musical Broadway had ever seen.” (Frederick Nolan, Sound of Their Music). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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An ideal book for composers, professional musicians, those learning to play musical instruments, and members of choirs and musical groups, the Dictionary is also be a useful quick reference book for concert-goers, CD-collectors, and radio listeners.4/4(18).

Fulfilled by Amazon. Condition: Used: Acceptable. Comment: Noticeable wear on the cover & pages but perfectly readable. Includes dustjacket, if applicable.

May have notes &/or highlighting, but the text is readable and not obstructed. May be former library book. May have mild water damage or staining/5(56).

The Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms Edited by Alison Latham Oxford Quick Reference. The most comprehensive one-volume dictionary of musical terms available ; An ideal book for students and teachers of music, and for musicians, concert-goers, people who belong to choirs, and all those who enjoy playing or listening to music.

The Musical terms book list of musical terms in the book of Psalms gives a reference where each term can be found, along with suggested meanings: Alamoth: Psalm The meaning of this word is uncertain, although it has been suggested that the term refers to the music’s pitch being high or soprano, since its Hebrew root refers to young women or.

Glossary of Musical Terms page 2. Ängstlich [It.]: Anxious, anxiously. Animando [It.]: Animating, becoming animated, animated; indicates speeding up. Animandosi [It.]: Animating, becoming animated, animated; indicates speeding up.

Animato [It.]: Animating, becoming File Size: KB. Musical terms: A glossary of useful terminology A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W. Classical Music terms: Glossary of Classical Music Online and Musical Terms Dictionary. Directory of Music Terminology from rows  A musical theme given to a particular idea or main character of an opera.

Libretto - A. As in non-musical plays, the ending of each scene in a book musical has to project the action forward, pointing the audience's interest into the scenes to come.

Since good showtunes often capture a moment of transition, realization or decision, a song (or a brief reprise) is often used to bring scenes to a close.

Back to Music. There are probably thousands of different terms and words used in music throughout the world. Various composers and music writers may use these terms in different ways. We've tried to take the most used terms and give some basic definitions here. Many of the music terms listed below come from the Italian language.

Glossary of Musical Terms. SHARES. Share Tweet Pin. Fake Book. A collection of musical lead sheets (mostly used in jazz) intended to help a performer quickly learn and perform new songs. Each song in a fake book contains the melody line, basic chords and sometimes lyrics – the minimal information needed by a musician or small group.

1. Book Musicals. A "book musical" is one with traditional musical with a story that drives the music and characters.

This category includes: "CATS," "RENT," "Annie," "The Book of Mormon," and "Oklahoma". Revue Musicals "Revue"s are a collection of songs, with a common : Thomas Alvey.

Glossary of music terminology A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z See also References External links. Printed music and writing about music involve the use of complex systems of notation and a wealth of technical terms in several languages.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms provides clear, succinct, definitions of a comprehensive range of the musical terms, in English and other European languages, that are likely to be encountered in Western music/5(45). 1) A group of musicians playing together like an orchestra or a string quartet; 2) The actual act of playing as a unit, or performing together.

Fanfare. A musical work used as an announcement, often played by the brass section of the orchestra or a single instrumentalist like a trumpet. Fermata. A Complete List of Music Symbols With Their Meaning.

From articulation to rhythm, musical notes are written in symbols or easily distinguishable marks. Each of these musical notes has a pitch, duration, and intensity.

Having knowledge about these marks is beneficial when. Schirmer Pronouncing Pocket Manual Of Musical Terms, Fifth Edition (Schirmer Dictionary) by Theodore Baker Laura Kuhn and a great selection of related books, art.

(Ger., AHL-boom-blot): A page or leaf from a book, or a short, easy piece. Allegro. A piece of music that is played or performed in a quick and lively way. Allegretto.

Faster than andante but not so fast as allegro —used as a direction in music. allemande (Fr., ahl-le-MAW 40499D): “German.” A stately 16th-century German dance, initially in. Glossary of Musical Terms C cadence: a melodic or harmonic punctuation mark at the end of a phrase, major section or entire work cadenza: an unaccompanied section of virtuosic display played by a soloist in a concerto call and response: a traditional African process in which a leader's phrase ("call") is repeatedly answered by a chorus.

This process became an important aspect of many Afro. + Musical Terms For Beginners Learning Piano by Brandon Categories Music in General Piano When you first begin learning piano, you will start an exciting journey of learning both a new instrument and a new languagethe language of music.

Musical Terms. The majority of musical terms are in Italian, but there are also many in both German and French. The pages in this part of the Music Theory Resources website list many of the common musical terms, together with their abbreviations, english meaning and a few suggestions on usage.DICTIONARY OF MUSICAL TERMS 6 Circle of fifths - The succession of keys or chords proceeding by fifths.

Classical - Music conforming to certain form and structure. Usually music composed during the period Clef - A symbol placed at the beginning of the staff to File Size: KB.Musical Terms and Expressions Definitions * Accelerando - tempo gradually gets faster * Accidental - symbols such as sharps or flats and naturals that raise or lower a pitch.

* Adagio - slow speed (not too slow) * Allegro - fast tempo / speed * Andante - play the music at a moderately slow speed. * Bar Line - a vertical line on the staff to separate measures in a composition.