musical

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relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) accent , emphasis , stress
musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature accidental
subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts accompaniment , backup , musical accompaniment , support
person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano) accompanist , accompanyist
musical style that emerged in the 1960s; rock music inspired by or related to drug-induced experience acid rock , psychedelic rock
Belgian maker of musical instruments who invented the saxophone (1814-1894) Adolphe Sax , Sax
serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer aficionado
agitated style as a musical direction agitato
musical time signature indicating two or four half notes to a measure alla breve
musical composition or passage performed quickly in a brisk lively manner allegro
(of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments alto
person or instrument having a musical range below soprano alto
doctor's degree in musical arts AMusD , Doctor of Musical Arts
United States composer and musical theorist (born in Austria) who developed atonal composition (1874-1951) Arnold Schoenberg , Arnold Schonberg , Schoenberg , Schonberg
change or adapt a musical piece arrange
decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase attack , tone-beginning
interval increased by semitone, of musical augmented
musical stringed instrument like zither but with buttons autoharp
musical accompaniment backup
large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band bandwagon
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