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.

Saltarello
Sarabande
Saxophone
Scale
Scherzo
Score
Seguidilla
Semi-opera
Sempre
Senza
Septet
Serenade
Serialism
Sextet
Sharp
Siciliana
Side-drum
Sinfonia
Sinfonia concertante
Sinfonietta
Singspiel
Sonata
Sonata-form
Sonatina
Soprano