Electronic music - musical terms

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These are generic musical terms (of which there are many more).

And roughly the subset seen implemented on synths.


Arpeggio

Vibrato

Tremolo

Sostenuto

Dynamics

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamics_(music)

Ornament

Ornaments are notes (improvised, marked, or marked with some interpretation on how to play) that are not necessary to the melody, harmony, or rhythm (in the analytical sense), but still add to the piece as a form of decoration.


Slide, portamento, glissando

Ghost notes

Trill

Grace note