Music Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms.

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Eighth Note/Rest
A note that lasts 1/8 the duration of a whole note. An eighth rest is silence equal to an eighth note.

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Encore
French for "again." The call for a performer to continue playing at the end of a concert. Also the name for an additional piece of music, not listed in the program, that is played at the end of a concert.


English horn
A woodwind instrument with a double reed that's similar to an oboe, but longer, and with a pear-shaped bell. Its tone is lower and mellower than an oboe.


Ensemble
A group of people singing or playing together.


Etude
French for "study." A piece of music originally intended to help a practice an instrument.


Music Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Eighth Note/Rest
A note that lasts 1/8 the duration of a whole note. An eighth rest is silence equal to an eighth note.

For more information, visit DATADRAGON


Encore
French for "again." The call for a performer to continue playing at the end of a concert. Also the name for an additional piece of music, not listed in the program, that is played at the end of a concert.


English horn
A woodwind instrument with a double reed that's similar to an oboe, but longer, and with a pear-shaped bell. Its tone is lower and mellower than an oboe.


Ensemble
A group of people singing or playing together.


Etude
French for "study." A piece of music originally intended to help a practice an instrument.


 

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