Online Lexicon of Music - Terms of the Music Theory with Audio Samples

Terms of the Music Theory with Audio Samples
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Accentuation

Accidental

Aesthetics

Alteration

Altered chord

Anhemitonic

Atonal music

 

Bar

Bar line

Bar notation

Bar segmentation

Basso continuo

Beat

 

Cadence

Cantus firmus

Chromaticism

Circle of fifths

Comma

Consonance

Contrary motion

Counterpoint

 

Descant

Diatonic scale

Diminished seventh chord

Dissonance

Dominant

Dominant seventh chord

Drone (Bourdon)

 

Enharmonic change

 

Fifth

Figured bass

Finalis (Terminatio)

 

Going together

 

Harmonic formula

Harmonics

Harmony

Harmony change

Hemiola

Hemitonic

Hocket

Homophony

Imitation

Initium

Interval

Inversion (harm.)

Inversion (melod.)

 

Key

Key relationship

 

Laws of modulation

Leading tone

Ligature

Lombard rhythm

 

Major & Minor

Major triad

Mediatio

Melodics

Melody

Mensural notation

Minor triad

Modal music

Modulation

Motif

Music

Musical tuning

 

Natural sign

Neumes

Note values

 

Oblique motion

Octave

Organ point

Organum

 

Parallel fifths

Parallel fourths

Parallel motion

Partial tone

Pentatonics

Pitch

Polyphony

Psalmody

Pseudo resolution

Pseudo consonance

Pure tuning

 

Recitation note

Repercussa

Rhythmics

Root

 

Scale

Scale degree

Secondary dominant

Semitone

Sequence

Similar motion

Slendro

Sound

Square notation

Stretto

Subdominant

Subject

Suspension

Syncope

 

Temperament

Tenor

Theme

Third

Tie

Time signature

Time unit

Tonal music

Tonality

Tone

Tonic

 

Upbeat

 

Voice

Voice leading

 

Whole tone

 

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