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.

Invention
Istesso tempo
Jig
Jota
Kapelle
Kapellmeister
Key
Key signature
Konzertmeister
L'istesso tempo
Lament
Lamentations
Ländler
Larghetto
Largo
Legato
Leggero (Leggiero)
Legno
Leitmotif
Lento
Libretto
Lied
Loure
Lute
Lyre