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List of musical topics

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This page aims to list articles related to music. This is so that those interested in the subject can monitor changes to the pages by clicking on in the sidebar and on the bottom of the page. This page links to itself, so we can track changes to it, too. If you want to create articles about music, consult the list of requested articles about music.

This list is not necessarily complete or up to date - if you see an article that should be here but isn't (or one that shouldn't be here but is), please update the page accordingly. Do note, however, that there is already a list of musical instruments, a List of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, a List of musical ensembles, and similar lists exist at composer, musician, record producers, arranger, list of genres of music, List of record labels, and list of songs by name. Please don't add things here that belong on those pages.

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A

A cappella -- Absolute pitch -- Accidental -- Accompaniment -- Ad libitum -- Adagio -- Added tone chord -- Additive rhythm -- Album -- Aleatoric music -- Allegro -- Alto -- Ambiguity -- American Music Awards -- Antiphon -- Arrangement -- Atonality -- Audio mixing -- Auditory illusion -- Authentic performance -- Augmentation -- Augmented chord --

B

BACH motif -- Back beat -- Ballet -- Bar (music) -- Baroque -- Bass -- Basso continuo -- Beat AND Beat (music) -- Beatmatching -- Bel canto -- Binary form -- Blue note -- Bohlen-Pierce scale -- Braille Music -- Break -- Bridge -- British opera --

C

Cadence (music) -- Cadenza -- Call and response (music) -- Canon (music) -- Cantillation -- Castrato -- Cent (music) -- Chaconne -- Chamber music -- Child singer -- Choir -- Chorale -- Chord (music) -- Chord progression -- Chorus -- Chromatic -- Chromatic scale -- Circle of fifths -- Clef -- Close harmony -- Coda -- Combination tone -- Compound metre -- Composer -- Concert band -- Conclusion -- Consonance -- Counterpoint -- Cover version -- Crescendo

D

Da capo -- Da capo aria -- Dance -- Dance and music of Latin America -- Definite pitch -- Definition of music -- Deutsch's scale illusion -- Diapason -- Diapente -- Diatessaron -- Diatonic functionality -- Diatonic scale -- Diesis -- Diminished chord -- Diminished scale -- Diminuendo -- Diminution -- Dissonance -- Dominant -- Duet -- Duple -- Dynamics

E

Ear training -- Electronic music -- Equal temperament -- Enharmonic -- Ethnomusicology -- Exposition

F

Falsetto -- Feedback -- Flatted fifth -- Fifth -- Figured bass -- Forte -- Fortissimo -- Fourth -- Frequency -- Fruityloops -- Fugue

G

Gamelan -- Glissando

H

Harmonic -- Harmonic accompaniment -- Harmonic series (music) -- Harmony -- Hammond Organ -- Hearing (sense) -- Hemiola -- Hornbostel-Sachs -- Hymn

I

Improvisation -- Indefinite pitch -- Inharmonic -- Instrumentation -- Interval (music) -- Interval class -- Intonation -- Inversion (music) -- Irrational rhythm -- Isorhythm

J

Jegog -- Jug band -- Just intonation

K

Key (music) -- Key signature

L

Largo -- Larghetto -- Leading-tone -- Learning music by ear -- Leitmotif -- Ligature -- Limit (music) -- Linear -- List of major chord shapes for guitar -- List of popular music terms -- Legato

M

Madrigal -- Major chord -- Major second -- Major scale -- Major seventh -- Major sixth -- Major third -- Maqam -- Mathematics of the Western music scale -- Meantone temperament -- Measure -- Melody -- Metre -- Metronome -- Mezzo-soprano -- Micropolyphony -- Microtonal music -- Microtone -- Minor chord -- Minor second -- Minor scale -- Minor seventh -- Minor sixth -- Minor third -- Missing fundamental -- Mix -- Mixing -- Modulation (music) -- Monophony -- Motet -- Motif (music) -- Mouthpiece -- Music -- Music history -- Music technology -- Music theory -- Musical band -- Musical composition -- Musical ensemble -- Musical genre -- Musical instrument -- Musical keyboard -- Musical mode -- Musical notation -- Musical ornament -- Musical piece -- Musical terminology -- Musical tuning -- Musician -- Musicology -- Mute (music)

N

Nonchord tone -- Note -- Novelty song -- Numerical sight-singing

O

Octave -- Octave illusion -- Opera -- Operetta -- Oratorio -- Orchestra -- Orchestration -- Organology -- Ornament -- Ostinato -- Overtone

P

Parallel minor/major -- Passacaglia -- Passion -- Patriotic song -- Pensato -- Pentatonic scale -- Perfect fourth -- Perfect fifth -- Period -- Periodic -- Phonograph -- Phrase (music) -- Pitch (music) -- Pitch space -- Pizzicato -- Plainsong -- Politics in music -- Polyphony -- Polyrhythm -- Polytonality -- Power chord -- Precompositional -- Presto -- Protest song -- Pseudo-octave -- Psychoacoustics -- Pulse -- Pythagorean comma -- Pythagorean tuning

Q

Quartal -- Quintal -- Quodlibet

R

Radio Luxembourg -- Raga -- Raggamuffin -- Range -- Reason (program) -- Recitative -- Record label -- Recording industry -- Register (music) -- Relative minor/major -- Relative pitch -- Relaxation -- Remix -- Resolution (music) -- Resonance -- Rhapsody -- Rhythm -- Rhythmic gesture -- Rhythmic unit -- Riddim -- Riff -- Round

S

Sacred Harp -- Sampling (music) -- Sargam -- Scale (music) -- Scratching -- Second -- Secondary dominant -- Secundal -- Serial music -- Sequence -- Seventh -- Shape note -- Sheet music -- Shepard tone -- Singing school -- Single -- Sight reading -- Simple meter -- Simultaneity -- Simultaneity succession -- Sixth -- Skip -- Solo -- Solfege -- Sonata form -- Sonata -- Song -- Soprano -- Sound -- Sound recording -- Sound sculpture -- Sound system -- Staccato -- Staff -- Step -- Stochastic -- Subdominant -- Substitute dominant -- Succession -- Suite -- Suzuki method -- Suspension (music) -- Swung note -- Symmetry -- Symphony -- Syncopation -- Syntonic comma

T

Tablature -- Temperament -- Tempo -- Tenor -- Tension -- Temperament -- Ternary form -- Tertian -- Tertium major -- Tertium minor -- Third -- Tie (music) -- Timbre -- Timeline of trends in music (1900-1950) -- Timeline of trends in music (1951-present) -- Time signature -- Time unit box system -- Tone cluster -- Tone row -- Tonic (music) -- Tonicization -- Tonic Sol-fa -- Transposing instrument -- Transposition -- Tremolo -- Triad (music) -- Trill -- Triplet -- Tritone -- Tuning -- Tuplet -- Twelve-tone technique

U

V

Verse -- Vertical -- Vibrato -- Video game music -- Vocal music -- Voice registers --

W

Wolf interval -- World music

X

Xenharmonic

Y

Yamaha

Z