Music Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms.

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Larghetto
Italian for a slow movement in a piece of music.


Largo
When someone plays music slowly, they are playing largo.


Legato
To play notes smoothly, without stopping between notes.


Libretto
The words of an opera, written in a little book.


Lied
German for "song."


Lute
An old string instrument that you pluck. It is smaller than a guitar and has a body shaped like a pear. It was used mostly in medieval Europe.


Lyre
An ancient harp-like string 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

Larghetto
Italian for a slow movement in a piece of music.


Largo
When someone plays music slowly, they are playing largo.


Legato
To play notes smoothly, without stopping between notes.


Libretto
The words of an opera, written in a little book.


Lied
German for "song."


Lute
An old string instrument that you pluck. It is smaller than a guitar and has a body shaped like a pear. It was used mostly in medieval Europe.


Lyre
An ancient harp-like string instrument.


 

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