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Different ways of 'spelling' the same pitch; for example, B flat and A sharp
The final section of an instrumental raga, a fixed composition
A chord made up of super imposed minor third intervals
The 6 semitones not used in the first hexachord
Fifth note of the scale or key, the strongest note after the tonic
Rhythms that literally cross the usual pattern of accented and unaccented beats creating a regular irregular accents and syncopated effects
Absence of tonality / key
Abbreviation of equalisation, electronically cutting or boosting specific frequencies in a sound
Replacing one chord with another
A time signature where the beat is dotted and subdivides into groups of three
The opening unmetred and improvised section of a raga
A mingling or blending together of more than one musical style
Repetitions of a sound after a set time interval, usually at a lower volume
Made smaller by a semitone
Notes of chords belonging to or literally of a key
Hour glass shaped talking drum held under the arm and played with the hand
literally an ornament - 'a crushed note' played as quickly as possible before the main note
A jazz style popular in the 1920's and 1930's in which the pieces were generally written for a large ensemble to be played in dance halls
A chord in which diatonic notes other than the seventh have been added to the original triad
A linking passage often used to change the key of the music (modulate) in preparation for the second subject
Notes used that are foreign to the key of the music
Moving by semi-tones up or down
Goblet shaped drum from West Africa
The solo instruments in a jazz ensemble
Any chord which contains an augmented interval that is a chord where the interval of the notes is extended by a semi-tone
The simultaneous sounding together of two or more notes
The last section of a vocal raga; a fixed composition in the form of a song
A 'bent' note between the minor and major third
A chord with the third in the bass
Double headed drum (in several different sizes) played with sticks
A studio effect ranging from subtle swirling sounds to jet plane effects
Instruction for music to be performed in a singing style
The notes of a chord played one after the other rather than together e.g. C-E-G-C
The chord sequence in a jazz song
A solo voice piece with instrumental accompaniment in an Opera
A strong reinforcement of a 4/4 beat by a bass drum
A jazz style requiring virtuosic technique, including fast tempo's and complex harmonies
An interval larger than an octave; for example a ninth
Doubling or more of the original note values
Indian flute without keys
Music in which notes are used that are not in the key of the piece
A chord in which one of the notes has been sharpened or flattened to become a chromatic note
A note repeated or sustained across chord changes
A sustained or repeated note (S) on the dominant note of the key
The first theme or melody in a piece in Sonato form
A long note of 8 crotchet beat duration
An abbreviation for accompanying
Two chords at the end of a musical phrase. The 4 types are: Perfect, Imperfect, Interrupted, Plagal.
Indian system of master-pupil teaching
In a Tala, these are the independant rhythm parts that go against the main beat of the cycle creating exciting syncopations

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