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A dictionary of musical terms.

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Published by Novello, Ewer and co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by J. Stainer and W. A. Barrett.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsBarrett, William Alexander, 1836-1891.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML108 .S74
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 456 p.
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6967467M
    LC Control Number06010588
    OCLC/WorldCa3237348

    Schirmer Pronouncing Pocket Manual of Musical Terms, 4th Edition by Theodore Baker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Chapter 1: Musical terms A-Z 1 1 Musical terms A-Z Languages in this order. UK - British English (where it differs from American English) ES - Spanish I - Italian F - French D - German NL - Dutch DK - Danish S - Swedish FI - Finnish A ES: la I: la F: la D: A, a NL: a DK: a S: a FI: A, a See also Chapter 3 [Pitch names], page a dueFile Size: 1MB. Musical definition is - of or relating to music. How to use musical in a sentence.


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The 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, including in jazz and popular musical genres.

Over 2, A-Z entries range across a spectrum of subjects, among them: rhythm /5(48). Classical Music terms: Glossary of Classical Music Online and Musical Terms Dictionary. Directory of Music Terminology from 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 language is not used in everyday life and can be confusing at first. To help you out, this glossary of musical terms contains common words that often appear in piano music. Musical definition, of, relating to, or producing music: a musical instrument. See more. ‘The best reference book of its kind’, Literary ReviewDerived from the classic Oxford Dictionary of Music, this is the most authoritative dictionary of music available in paperback.

Up-to-date and clearly written, it is a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles. Written by Michael Kennedy, a renowned authority on classical music and chief music critic for The.

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This process became an important aspect of many Afro File Size: KB. £ortheCenturyDictionary, and theexceedinglyvaluable articles onan almost all-inclusive range of topics found inthe new editionof Grove's Dictionary. Many musical terms are in Italian, because the vast majority of the most important early composers, from the Renaissance to the Baroque period, were Italian.

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Glossary of musical terms. This is the currently selected item. Next lesson. Reading music. Sort by: Top Voted. Lesson 6: Constant versus changing time, adding triplets, and duplets. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

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Glossary Of Singing Terms: A book of text containing the words of an opera. Large, full resonant tones are desirable in some styles of music but inappropriate in other styles.

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The dictionary now also includes two useful appendices, one listing French, German, and Italian musical terms with their English translations, and an abbreviations list for letters commonly used in musical scores and musical writing. The Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most up-to-date and accessible dictionary of musical terms available and.

Shop and Buy Oxford Dictionary Of Musical Terms Pb from Oxford University Press at Sheet Music Plus: The World Largest Selection of Sheet Music. (HU). Dictionaries. Dolmetsch Online's Music Dictionary Designed to help one understand the more common musical terms which are come across in a score or a book on music, including terms in other languages.; Afropop Worldwide: Glossary; Dictionary of Biographies of Performers of Bach An encyclopedia of substantial biographies of most contemporary musical performers, since all perform Bach.

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Musical Terms and Glossary. 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. Internet Archive BookReader Dictionary of musical terms. Lute An old string instrument that you pluck. It is smaller than a guitar and has a body shaped like a pear. It was used mostly in medieval Europe. Dictionary of definitions and explanations of a variety of common musical terms beginning with the letter I.

Top Songs s s s s s s s. Word of the day prologue. The introduction or preface to a dramatic work. The prologue usually tells the audience the background to the story about to be ues were most common in the Renaissance and Baroque eras, but some are still to be found today.

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Musical Terms, Famous Composers, and Performers Guide. Our music dictionary includes images for the purpose of bringing a richer understanding to the definitions. When terms are part of a specific category, like "Dynamics" or "Form", we have repeated the following images so.

Music Dictionary Online's primary purpose is, in the case of non-English words and phrases, to offer translations and, more generally, and where appropriate, to offer explanations and comments about general (non-musical) words as well as specialist (i.e. musical, etc.) terms that might be found in musical scores, libretti, books on music, web sites, CD notes, concert programmes, etc.I am excessively fond of music, but without the smallest skill or right of judging of any body's performance.I have been used to hear her's admired; and I remember one proof of her being thought to play well:a man, a very musical man, and in love with another womanengaged to heron the point of marriage would yet never ask that other woman to sit down to the instrument, if the lady in question.Musical Terms and Their Definitions: This list of musical terms is rather extensive and geared more towards the pianist although any musician could find most of their answers from this list (for an example of how this is geared more towards pianists, see "pizzicato").

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