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David

Darling

MUSIC THEORY

A
A440
accent
acciaccatura
accidentals
added tone chord
Aeolian
Alberti bass
anacrucis
anticipation
appoppiatura
arpeggio
atonal
augmented
augmented scale
auxiliary note

 

B
backbeat
bar
basso ostinato
beam
beat
bitonal
blue notes
blues scale

 

C
cadence
cadenza
CAGED system
cambiata
canon
changes
chord
chord progression
chord scale
chord tone
CHORDS
chorus
chromatic
chromatic scale
circle of fifths
clef
close harmony
coda
color and music
COMPOSITION AND ARRANGEMENT
compound interval
compound melody
concert pitch
consonance
continuo
contrary motion
counterpoint
crescendo
cross-rhythm
cut time

 

D
D harmonic minor
DC al fine
degree
diatonic
diatonic progression
diminished
diminished chord
diminished interval
diminished scale
diminished seventh
diminuendo
dissonance
dominant
Dorian
dot
downbeat
duplet
dynamics

 

E
elements of music
eleventh
enharmonic interval
extended chord

 

F
fatback
fermata
fifth
flat
form
fourth
free form

 

G
grace note
graphic notation
guide tone law

 

harmonic minor scale
harmonic progression
harmonic series
harmony
hemiola
hesitation
heterophony
homophonic
Hungarian minor

 

instrumentation
integer notation
interval
inversion
Ionian
irregular meter

 

just intonation

 

key
key signature

 

leading note
ledger lines
leitmotif
lick
ligature
Locrian
low interval limit
Lydian

 

major
major chord
major scale
mediant
melodic decoration
melodic minor scale
melody
meter
micropolyphony
microtone
middle eight
minor scale
Mixolydian
modal interchange
mode
modulation
monody
monophonic
mordent
motif
movement
music theory

 

natural
natural harmonic series
natural minor scale
neighboring tones
Neapolitan sixth
ninth
non-harmonic notes
notation
note

 

octatonic scale
octave
open fifth
open voicing
orchestration
ornament
ostinato

 

parallel fifths
parallelism
part
passacaglia
passing note
pedal point
pentatonic scale
phrase
phrasing
Phrygian
Phrygian dominant scale
polyphonic
polyrhythmic
polytonality
portamento
portato
power chord

 

quaver

 

relative minor
repeat marks
resolution
rest
rhythm
riff
ritardando
root note
rubato

 

scale
SCALES
scientific pitch notation
score
second
secondary dominant
semitone
sequence
serialism
seventh
seventh chord
sharp
shuffle beat
sixth
slur
solfege
song form
staccato
stave
stop time
subdominant
subharmonic
submediant
supertonic
suspended chord
suspension
syncopation

 

tablature
temperament
tempo
tension
tenth
tenuto
texture
theme
theme and variation
third
tie
tierce de picardie
time signature
tonal
tonality
tone
tonic
three against two
through-composed
tonic
transition
transposition
triad
trill
triple time
triplet
tritone
tune
turn
twelve-bar blues
twelve-tone music

 

unison

 

variation
vivace