Monday, June 23, 2014

An A-Z of musical terms

Even if you’ve not picked up an instrument since you were eight and tootled away on a recorder, or stood at the back of a school hall holding a tambourine, you probably know the odd piece of musical terminology – forte, perhaps, or andante might ring a bell. Unsurprisingly, there are plenty more where those came from – and we’ve looked into The Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms to create an A-Z of directions and expression markings in French (F), German (G), and Italian (I).  more