Music Theory

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Last updated: April 14, 2014
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Fractions should be spelled. For example, you'd write "half", not "1/2".
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Like a note, but no sound
rest
Another name for treble clef
G clef
A note to follow Sol
La
Another name for a perfect eighth
octave
Bar lines separate music into...
measures
Music in 3/4 time might be a minuet or a...
waltz
A scale that includes every pitch class
chromatic
6/8 time is a kind of ________ meter
compound
A crescendo is a increase in...
volume
A crotchet, in American English, is a...
quarter note
An accidental that raises a note by a semitone (spell it)
sharp
Relative key of B minor (full name)
D major
The ♭II chord in a major key
Neapolitan chord
Name of the 5th scale degree
dominant
The type of note which gets one count in 7/8 time
eighth note
Name for "sound quality" or "tone color"
timbre
A chord with these notes: B D♯ F♯ A C♯
B9
"piano" is Italian for...
soft
The quality of a fifth with 6 semitones
diminished
The music term for what physicists call frequency
pitch
Roman numeral for an E major chord in the key of B major
IV
Interval equaling 8 semitones
minor 6th
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Name of the difference between 12 pure fifths and 7 pure octaves
Pythagorean comma
Another name for semitone
half step
An open fifth, played on an electric guitar with distortion
power chord
1/100 of a semitone, in equal temperament
cent
An interval which has 4/3s the frequency of the starting note
perfect fourth
Also known as MIDI note 60
middle C
Accidental that resembles an X
double sharp
Number of sharps in the key signature of F major
0
Full name of the key signature with B♭ and E♭(only)
B flat major
Extra line above or below the staff
ledger line
Piano key color of the natural notes
white
SATB stands for...
soprano alto tenor bass
Number of sharps in the key signature of F♯ minor
3
Another name for F-clef
bass clef
"Re" on the E♭ major scale (moveable solfege)
F
A chord containing a perfect fourth instead of a third
suspended
Chord with the fifth as the lowest note
2nd inversion
Parallel key of A♭ major
A-flat minor
A chord that's in both keys, when changing keys, is called a...
pivot chord
Also known as Aeolean mode
natural minor
Previous answer, but with a raised seventh scale degree
harmonic minor
Music combines elements of melody, harmony, and...
rhythm
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Level 59
Nov 18, 2019
"Leger line" is another accepted spelling of "ledger line."