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.

Mode
Moderato
Molto
Mosso
Motet
Motif
Moto
Movement
Mute
Nachtmusik
Natural
Neoclassical
Nocturne
Nonet
Notation
Note
Obbligato
Oboe
Octave
Octet
Ondes Martenot
Opera
Opéra bouffa
Opéra bouffe
Opéra comique