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Words Related to Music - Musical Elements

Here you will learn some English words related to musical elements such as "scale", "tonality", and "vibrato".

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Words Related to Music
pitch
[noun]
the perceived highness or lowness of a sound, determined by the frequency of the sound waves
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scale
[noun]
an arrangement of a series of musical notes with specified intervals, in ascending or descending pitch order
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mode
[noun]
a specific arrangement of tones and semitones that create a distinctive scale pattern
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dynamics
[noun]
the variation or contrast in volume or intensity of a musical performance
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articulation
[noun]
in music refers to how notes or sounds are played, including factors like attack, duration, and release, which shape the expressiveness of a performance
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texture
[noun]
in music refers to how different musical elements are combined to create the overall sound of a piece
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dissonance
[noun]
a combination of musical notes that sound harshly because they do not form a harmony
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consonance
[noun]
the quality of harmony or agreement between notes or chords, often perceived as pleasant or stable
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measure
[noun]
any of the short sections consisting of musical beats located between two consecutive lines
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interval
[noun]
a dissimilarity in pitch between two notes
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motif
[noun]
a recurring theme of melodic or rhythmic arrangement of notes in a musical piece
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musical expression
[noun]
the use of dynamics, phrasing, tempo, articulation, and other interpretive elements by a performer to convey the emotional or artistic intent of a piece of music, adding depth, feeling, and individuality to the performance
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step
[noun]
the interval between two consecutive pitches in a scale
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harmony
[noun]
notes of music played or sung in a combination that produces a pleasing effect
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melody
[noun]
the arrangement or succession of single musical notes in a tune or piece of music
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notation
[noun]
a system of written signs or symbols that are used in music or mathematics
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rhythm
[noun]
a strong repeated pattern of musical notes or sounds
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timbre
[noun]
the quality of a sound that is distinct from pitch, intensity and loudness
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diminuendo
[noun]
a slow and constant decrease in the volume of a musical piece
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beat
[noun]
the basic unit of time that serves as the foundation for rhythm
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harmonic
[noun]
a component of a musical sound that is produced alongside the fundamental pitch, contributing to the overall richness and timbre of the sound
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stave
[noun]
a set of horizontal lines and spaces on which musical notes are written
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pulse
[noun]
the rhythmic or metrical regularity and sense of timing that is created by a repeating pattern of beats
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downbeat
[noun]
the first beat of a measure, typically emphasized in terms of accentuation and providing a sense of rhythmic stability
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tone
[noun]
a vocal or musical sound with a particular pitch, intensity, and quality
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diatonic scale
[noun]
a seven-note scale with a specific pattern of whole and half steps
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discord
[noun]
an unusual combination of musical notes that sound strange when played
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unison
[noun]
the simultaneous performance of the same pitch or note by multiple musicians or instruments
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riff
[noun]
a short, repeated musical pattern found in both jazz and popular music, serving as a prominent and recognizable element within a song or composition
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tonality
[noun]
the organization of pitches and chords around a central pitch, creating a sense of harmonic stability and establishing a key center
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phrasing
[noun]
the organization and shaping of musical phrases or sections to convey expression, emotion, and musical coherence
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phrase
[noun]
a musical unit or segment consisting of several notes played or sung together
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tremolo
[noun]
a rapid repetition of a single musical note or alternation between two notes
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vibrato
[noun]
a slight, rapid variation in pitch and intensity of a note
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form
[noun]
the overall structure or organization of a musical composition
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