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Glossary of Musical Terms



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Jig
Jota
Kapelle
Kapellmeister
Key
Key signature
Konzertmeister
Lament
Lamentations
Lšndler
Larghetto
Largo
Legato
Leggero (Leggiero)
Legno
Leitmotif
Lento
Libretto
Lied
Lieto fine
L’istesso tempo
Loure
Lute
Lyre
Lyric soprano
Lyric tenor


 
Introduction to Classical Music
  Introduction
  Music Categories
  Musical Instruments
  History of Classical Music
  Discover the Classics
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Glossary of Musical Terms

A-Z of Opera
  Introduction
  Synopses of Opera
  Index of Operas by Composer
  Opera Libretti

How To Enjoy A Live Concert
  A Note from the Author
  Introduction
  The Listener's Job Description
  Part 1: Before the Concert
  Choosing a Concert 
Kinds of Concerts 
Styles of Presentation: Formal, Informal, and Beyond 
Buying a Ticket
Sections of the Theater 
Getting Ready 
Getting There 
  Part 2: At the Concert
  "Concert Manners" 
The Concert Ritual 
Reading the Program 
Instruments of the Orchestra 
Ways to Listen 
Meeting the Performers 
Essential Life Support 
  A Brief Glossary

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