music that uses two or more different keys at the same time
on the organ, a sustained or continually repeated pitch, usually placed in the bass and sounding while the harmonies change around it.
(of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger
music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera
an ancient stringed instrument similar to the lyre or zither but having a trapezoidal sounding board under the strings
A practice sometimes used in twentieth-century music in which tacks, chewing gum, paper, and other objects are placed in the mechanism of the piano so that it sounds different timbres.
Single line monophonic song
more than one text
Scale starting on third note
highness or lowness of a tone, depending on the frequency
an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms
changing parts of the mass