A composition with two or more voices or parts, in which the melody (called the subject), is played by one voice/part and then replayed and modified by the other voices/parts. […]
A brass wind instrument with a conical bore (tube) that’s bent into a circle, a funnel-shaped mouthpiece, and a wide bell. The modern French horn has valves that allow it […]
Italian for “very loud.”
The ancestor of today’s piano. The name comes from the fact that a player could play both loud (forte) and soft (piano).
Italian for “loud.”
The pattern of a piece of music.
A person who plays the flute.
A thin woodwind instrument held sideways to the mouth. It is played by blowing across the mouthpiece. The notes are played by pressing small keys.
A symbol put in front of a written note in a piece of music to lower it by one half step.
Italian for “end.” The final part of a piece of music.