Musical Definitions

musical notes
musical notes
Tonic:

What is generally enjoyed over ice after choir rehearsal

Dominant:

In a choral relationship, usually the alto.

Augmentation:

Special surgery for altos involving the implantation of falsettos.

Score:

Basses 3, Tenors 0.

Riff:

What happens when someone takes your choir robe.

Contralto:

An alto who has been convicted.

Polychoral Motet:

Six parrots singing “Exultate Justi”

Aleatoric Music:

Music composed by the random selection of pitches and rhythms. Frequently found in the choir anthem.

Basso Continuo:

When the director can’t get them to stop.

Castrato:

The highest male voice (some alteration required)