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.

Baroque
Bass
Bass-baritone
Basso continuo
Bassoon
Beat
Berceuse
Bewegt
Bolero
Bourrée
Brass
Brio
C
Cadence
Cadenza
Camera
Canon
Cantabile
Cantata
Cappella
Capriccio, Caprice
Cassation
Celesta
Cello
Cembalo