Musical Definitions

musical notes
musical notes
Etude:

What comes right before the Beatitudes

Concerto Grosso:

An accordion concert.

Glissando:

What directly precedes the highest note of a descant.

Leitmotif:

Like a regular motif, but less filling.

Polonaise:

A condiment frequently put on a parrot sandwich.

Recapitulation:

What usually happens after you eat a parrot sandwich.

Rondo:

A popular sixties song, as in “Help, help me, Rondo.”

Theme:

We hate this anthem.

Theme and Variations:

We hate this anthem, the composer, and all of the composer’s relatives.

Sectional Harrassment Lawsuit:

What happens when the director suggests that the sopranos “Sing from their diaphragms.”