HyperDic: musical_notation

English > 1 sense of the expression musical notation:
NOUNcommunicationmusical notation(music) notation used by musicians / musicians
English > musical notation: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaning(music) notation used by musicians / musicians.
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Part ofscore, musical scoreA written form of a musical composition
Partsledger line, leger lineA short line
spaceOne of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff
staff lineAny of the 5 horizontal marks comprising a staff
NarroweraccidentalA musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
atonality, atonalismThe absence of a key
bar lineA vertical line before the accented beat marking the boundary between musical bars
clefA musical notation written on a staff indicating the pitch of the notes following it
fermataA musical notation (over a note or chord or rest) that indicates it is to be prolonged by an unspecified amount
flatA musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named
interval, musical intervalThe difference in pitch between two notes
key, tonalityAny of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
key signature, signatureThe sharps or flats that follow the clef and indicate the key
measure, barmusical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
natural, cancelA notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
note, musical note, toneA notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
restA musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
scale, musical scale(music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)
segno(music) a notation written at the beginning or end of a passage that is to be repeated
sforzando(music) a notation written above a note and indicating that it is to be played with a strong initial attack
sharpA musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
slur(music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
solmization, solmisationA system of naming the notes of a musical scale by syllables instead of letters
staff, stave(music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
tablatureA musical notation indicating the fingering to be used
time signature, musical time signatureA musical notation indicating the number of beats to a measure and kind of note that takes a beat
Broadernotation, notational systemA technical system of symbols used to represent special things
Spanishnotación musical
Catalannotació musical

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