an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
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chromatic diatonic classical popular, pop conjunct disjunct diminished bowed plucked fast slow first second copyrighted unresolved, dissonant alto tenor lyric dramatic major minor cantabile, singing monophonic polyphonic, contrapuntal natural sharp flat solo con brio staccato, disconnected legato, smooth masculine feminine tonal atonal, unkeyed increasing accelerando crescendo decreasing allargando calando decrescendo, diminuendo rallentando, ritardando, ritenuto, rit. atonalistic fretted unfretted serial polyphonic, polyphonous lyric mensural, measured, mensurable con brio fugally presto largo accelerando adagio andante allegretto allegro glissando molto pizzicato prestissimo rallentando dolce transposition release, tone ending interlude, intermezzo, entr'acte music recapitulation tuning audio CD, audio compact disc barrel organ, grind organ, hand organ organ, electric organ, electronic organ, Hammond organ sounding board, soundboard stop synthesizer, synthesiser unison registration tone, quality, timbre, timber crescendo decrescendo, diminuendo piano, pianissimo fermata register pyrotechnics music section, subdivision dedication, inscription exposition musical notation sheet music scale, musical scale flourish, fanfare, tucket swoop, slide gamut roulade tonic, keynote supertonic mediant subdominant dominant submediant subtonic, leading tone staff, stave slur tie C C major, C major scale, scale of C major segno sforzando world premiere rhapsody preparation resolution theme, melodic theme, musical theme, idea statement recapitulation ligature largo larghetto suite adagio syncopation style, expressive style development arioso vibrato brass family violin family woodwind family executant musician sightreader tremolo musical time value, time value, note value tempo, pacing beats per minute, bpm, metronome marking, M.M. invert sharpen drop, flatten strike up, sound off write, compose counterpoint set to music set, arrange put score transpose melodize, melodise harmonize, harmonise realize, realise fiddle play swing rag play beat chord solmizate prepare