Enharmonics are notes that sound at the same pitch but have a different name, such as F# and Gb. Here are a few tips on understanding enharmonics.
Cadences are chord progressions that either break up or conclude a particular section or piece of music. Here are a few different types of cadences.
Many terms we use in music today come from other languages, so it isn’t always easy to determine what they mean. Here is a list of common musical terms.
Musical ornaments, such as grace notes, trills, and turns, are a great way to add color and variation to a melodic line of music.
While most musicians are familiar with major and minor keys, there are also other scale forms called modes, which includes Dorian, Phrygian and so on.
Understanding modulations is important for both composers and performers, because it can give you an idea about where the piece is going and why.