HyperDic: piece_of_music

English > 1 sense of the expression piece of music:
NOUNcommunicationpiece of music, musical composition, opus, composition, piecea musical work that has been created
English > piece of music: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA musical work that has been created.
Synonymsmusical composition, opus, composition, piece
Partsfinale, codaThe closing section of a musical composition
Narroweradagio(music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully)
allegrettoA musical composition or musical passage to be performed at a somewhat quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro
allegroA musical composition or musical passage to be performed quickly in a brisk lively manner
andanteA musical composition or musical passage to be performed moderately slow
bagatelleA light piece of music for piano
canonA contrapuntal piece of music in which a melody in one part is imitated exactly in other parts
capriccioAn instrumental composition that doesn't adhere to rules for any specific musical form and is played with improvisation
divertimento, serenadeA musical composition in several movements
duet, duette, duoA musical composition for two performers
etudeA short composition for a solo instrument
fantasiaA musical composition of a free form usually incorporating several familiar themes
incidental musicmusic composed to accompany the action of a drama / drama or to fill intervals between scenes
intermezzoA short piece of instrumental music composed for performance between acts of a drama / drama or opera
introitA composition of vocal music that is appropriate for opening church services
larghetto(music) a composition or passage played in a slow tempo slightly faster than largo but slower than adagio
largo(music) a composition or passage that is to be performed in a slow and dignified manner
medley, potpourri, pasticheA musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
morceauA short / short literary or musical composition
motetAn unaccompanied choral composition with sacred lyrics
movementA major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata
musical arrangement, arrangementA piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
nocturne, notturnoA pensive lyrical piece of music (especially for the piano)
octet, octetteA musical composition written for eight performers
passage, musical passageA short section of a musical composition
pastorale, pastoral, idyll, idylA musical composition that evokes rural life
program music, programme musicmusical compositions intended to evoke images or remind the listener of events
quartet, quartetteA musical composition for four performers
quintet, quintetteA musical composition for five performers
realization, realisationA musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer
septet, septetteA musical composition written for seven performers
sextet, sextette, sestetA musical composition written for six performers
sheet musicA musical composition in printed or written form
soloA musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)
song, vocalA short musical composition with words
studyA composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique
suiteA musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
symphonic poem, tone poemAn orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales
toccataA baroque musical composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) with full chords and rapid elaborate runs in a rhythmically free style
trioA musical composition for three performers
BroadermusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Spanishcomposición, obra, opus, pieza musical, pieza
Catalancomposició, obra, opus, peça musical, peça

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