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.

Contralto
Cor anglais
Cornet
Cornetto
Counterpoint
Countertenor
Courante
Crescendo
Cycle
Cymbals
D
Da capo
Decrescendo
Diminuendo
Divertimento
Divertissement
Double bass
Double bassoon
Drum
Duet
Duo
Dynamics
E
Elegy
English horn