Key Music Vocabulary

Music Vocabulary


Beat: The steady pulse of the music.

Rhythm: The long and short sounds in the music.

Pitch: The highness or lowness of the music.

Notes: Symbols used to show the direction of the music.

Melody: A group of pitches 

Treble Clef: Notes in the the high range known as the "G" Clef.

Bass Clef: Notes in the low range known as the "F" Clef.

Time Signature: Tells the number of beats in a measure.

Fermata: Hold the note