Words Related to Music

Words Related to Music - Describing Music

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Here you will learn some English words for describing music, such as "major", "lyric", and "atonal".
acoustic
acousticadjective

(of a musical instrument) making a sound that is natural not amplified

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aleatoryadjective

connected with or denoting musical compositions or other art forms that involve random choice using computer techniques

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ambientadjective

relating to the type of music that emphasizes on tone and atmosphere rather than traditional structure

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atonaladjective

(of a piece of music) marked by a lack of tonality

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classical
classicaladjective

related to classical music

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grungyadjective

connected with grunge rock music that has a loud guitar sound

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harmonicadjective

connected with or denoting a harmony or harmonics

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instrumentaladjective

(of music) made only by instruments, instead of being sung

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in tunephrase

singing or playing with correct intonation or pitch

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lyricadjective

(of a singing voice) having a light register and a melodic style

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live
liveadjective

receiving a broadcast at the time of happening

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major
majoradjective

based on a scale in which the interval between the third and the fourth notes and the seventh and the eighth notes is a half step

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melodicadjective

producing or containing a pleasant melody

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melodiousadjective

producing or having a musical tune, especially one that is pleasant

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minor
minoradjective

based on a scale in which the interval between the second and the third notes, the fifth and the sixth notes and the seventh and eighth notes is a half step

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musicaladjective

relating to or containing music

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natural
naturaladjective

(of a musical note) indicating that the note is neither sharp nor flat

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out of tunephrase

in a state in which the correct musical sound is not played or sung

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punkyadjective

denoting or resembling punk rock in style

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sharpadjective

(of a musical note) a half step higher than a particular note

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symphonicadjective

connected with or in form of a symphony

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tinnyadjective

having a displeasing high-pitched sound resembling metallic pieces hitting each other

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tunefuladjective

producing or having a musical tune, especially one that is pleasant

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tunelessadjective

lacking a pleasant tune

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tunelesslyadverb

in a way that does not produce a pleasant tune

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virtuosoadjective

showing a high level of skill or mastery

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vocaladjective

connected with or performed by singing

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