Glossary of Musical Terms

Our glossary of musical terms lets you look up any musical term unfamiliar to you, and comes to us courtesy of our good friends at Naxos.

Obbligato
Oboe
Octave
Octet
Ondes Martenot
Opera
Opéra bouffa
Opéra bouffe
Opéra comique
Opera seria
Operetta
Opus
Oratorio
Orchestra
Orchestration
Organ
Ostinato
Overture